Patterns of coexistence of six anemonefish species around subtropical Okinawa-jima Island, Japan

  title={Patterns of coexistence of six anemonefish species around subtropical Okinawa-jima Island, Japan},
  author={Kina Hayashi and K. Tachihara and J. Reimer},
  journal={Coral Reefs},
The species diversity of anemonefish in tropical regions has been explained by the niche differentiation hypothesis or cohabitation hypothesis. However, anemonefish community structure has seldom been investigated in high-latitude areas. To understand the mechanism underlying species diversity of anemonefish in the northern limits of their distribution and to compare with previous results from tropical and other areas, we investigated the community structure of anemonefish around the western… Expand

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