Larval settlement and juvenile development of sea anemones that provide habitat for anemonefish

  title={Larval settlement and juvenile development of sea anemones that provide habitat for anemonefish},
  author={Anna Scott and Peter L. Harrison},
  journal={Marine Biology},
Sea anemones that host obligate symbiotic anemonefish are ecologically important throughout many coral reef regions of the Indo-Pacific. This study provides the first quantitative data on larval settlement rates and juvenile development of two species of host sea anemone, Heteractis crispa and Entacmaea quadricolor. Larvae were reared from broadcast spawned gametes of sexually reproductive male and female anemones collected from the Solitary Islands Marine Park, NSW, Australia. Prior to the… 
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