Reproductive biology of the antipatharian black coral Antipathes fiordensis in Doubtful Sound, Fiordland, New Zealand

@article{Parker1997ReproductiveBO,
  title={Reproductive biology of the antipatharian black coral Antipathes fiordensis in Doubtful Sound, Fiordland, New Zealand},
  author={N. Parker and P. Mladenov and K. R. Grange},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={1997},
  volume={130},
  pages={11-22}
}
  • N. Parker, P. Mladenov, K. R. Grange
  • Published 1997
  • Biology
  • Marine Biology
  • Abstract The reproductive biology of Antipathes fiordensis Grange, a species endemic to south-western New Zealand, was followed from April 1994 to May 1995. Ten colonies were individually tagged in Doubtful Sound and sampled on a monthly basis in order to determine their reproductive activity. The fecundity of each of the five tagged female colonies was determined by estimating the total number of polyps per colony from photographs of each colony and by planimetry, the proportion of gravid… CONTINUE READING

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