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Notes on the Life History of Two Californian Pomacentrids: Garibaldis, Hypsypops rubicunda (Girard), and Blacksmiths, Chromis punctipinnis (Cooper)

  title={Notes on the Life History of Two Californian Pomacentrids: Garibaldis, Hypsypops rubicunda (Girard), and Blacksmiths, Chromis punctipinnis (Cooper)},
  author={C. Limbaugh},
The range, life history, food, competitors, predators, and ectoparasitic cleaners of H ypsypops rubicunda and Chromis punctipinnis are considered. Both species exhibit elaborate prespawning and spaw ning behavior. N est preparation and nest behavior of the garibaldis are discussed in detail. THE POMACENTRIDS are well represented in tropical waters; de Beaufort ( 1940) listed 88 species divided into 11 genera for the IndoAustralian Archipelago, and Smith (19 53) gave 24 species for the South… Expand

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