New aspects of sex change among reef fishes: recent studies in Japan

@article{Kuwamura2004NewAO,
  title={New aspects of sex change among reef fishes: recent studies in Japan},
  author={Tetsuo Kuwamura and Yasuhiro Nakashima},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2004},
  volume={52},
  pages={125-135}
}
New aspects of sex change in reef fishes are reviewed with special emphasis on recent studies in Japan. For protogyny, studies on both monandric and diandric species have been conducted, but the distinction of primary males from prematurational secondary males seems to need further examination. For protandry, detailed field studies on anemonefishes have revealed alternative life-history styles associated with movements between hosts before or after maturation. The most interesting new aspect… 
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