Fecundity of female angelfish,Centropyge ferrugatus independent of body size: field collection of spawned eggs

  title={Fecundity of female angelfish,Centropyge ferrugatus independent of body size: field collection of spawned eggs},
  author={Yoichi Sakai},
  journal={Ichthyological Research},
  • Y. Sakai
  • Published 1 May 1996
  • Environmental Science, Biology
  • Ichthyological Research
M any reef fishes, such as wrasses, parrotfishes, groupers and angelfishes, spawn pelagic eggs into the water column (review in Thresher, 1984). The fecundity (reproductive effort) of these fishes has been estimated mostly from gonad weight or the number of mature eggs in the ovary (Feddern, 1965; Blaxter, 1969; Robertson and Warner, 1978; Warner and Robertson, 1978; Wootton, 1990). It is known, however, that females do not usually release all ripening eggs in the ovaries in each spawning event… 
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