High levels of heterospecific cohabitation among anemonefishes in Hoga Island, Indonesia

@article{Brauwer2015HighLO,
  title={High levels of heterospecific cohabitation among anemonefishes in Hoga Island, Indonesia},
  author={Maarten De Brauwer and E. Camp and J. Jompa and D. Smith},
  journal={Marine Biodiversity},
  year={2015},
  volume={46},
  pages={19-20}
}
Anemonefishes have an obligate association with host sea anemones and normally occur in conspecific groups. Occasionally, heterospecific social groups are observed (Fautin and Allen 1997). Here, we report the highest documented frequency of heterospecific cohabitation in the world. Observations on coral reefs around Hoga Island (Southwest Sulawesi, Indonesia) were conducted on the reef crest and slope habitats (3–15 m depth) during July and August 2014, and cohabitation was recorded in the sea… Expand
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