Sexual development and reproductive demography of the green humphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum) in the Solomon Islands

@article{Hamilton2007SexualDA,
  title={Sexual development and reproductive demography of the green humphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum) in the Solomon Islands},
  author={Richard J. Hamilton and Sarah Adams and John Howard Choat},
  journal={Coral Reefs},
  year={2007},
  volume={27},
  pages={153-163}
}
An investigation of the reproductive biology of the green humphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum) from three areas in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands revealed that B. muricatum exhibits several features that differ from the pattern of reproductive development observed in most parrotfishes. Unlike most parrotfishes, histological evidence suggests that the sexual pattern of B. muricatum is essentially gonochoristic with high incidences of anatomical but non-functional… CONTINUE READING

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