Notes on protandry in the creediid fishes Limnichthys fasciatus and L. nitidus (Teleostei: Creediidae)

  title={Notes on protandry in the creediid fishes Limnichthys fasciatus and L. nitidus (Teleostei: Creediidae)},
  author={Toshiaki Shitamitsu and Tomoki Sunobe},
  journal={Ichthyological Research},
Fishes of the family Creediidae occur mainly on the sandy bottom of tropical and temperate shallow waters in IndoWest Pacific Ocean. Eight genera and 18 valid species are known (Fricke and Golani 2012; Nelson et al. 2016). For ecological information, Leis (1982) and Reader et al. (2000) describe egg and larval development of Limnichthys fasciatus and Limnichthys nitidus, respectively. Cozzi and Clark (1995) report darting behavior, exhibited by L. nitidus as quick movements out and back in the… 

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