Nest site use by two freshwater Rhinogobius gobies inhabiting Lake Biwa in Japan

@article{Takahashi2013NestSU,
  title={Nest site use by two freshwater Rhinogobius gobies inhabiting Lake Biwa in Japan},
  author={Daisuke Takahashi},
  journal={Ichthyological Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={60},
  pages={263-267}
}
In Lake Biwa, Japan, nest site use by two freshwater gobies, Rhinogobiuskurodai and Rhinogobius sp. BW, found in sympatry and with male parental care, was investigated. The underside area of nest stones in R. kurodai was larger than in Rhinogobius sp. BW. In neither species was there a significant relationship between body size of guarding males and underside area of nest stones. Female fecundity and egg mass area in R.kurodai nests were larger than in Rhinogobius sp. BW. These results suggest… CONTINUE READING

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