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Spawning aggregations and reproductive behavior of reef fishes in the Gulf of California

  title={Spawning aggregations and reproductive behavior of reef fishes in the Gulf of California},
  author={Enric Sala and Octavio Aburto‐Oropeza and Gustavo Paredes and G Thompson},
  journal={Bulletin of Marine Science},
Spawning aggregations numbering up to tens of thousands of reef fishes have disappeared throughout the tropics due to fishing, causing the collapse of their populations and of commercial fisheries in many regions. Although there is a wealth of information on spawning aggregations in the Caribbean and the Indopacific, there are almost no data on spawning aggregations of commercial reef fishes in the Tropical Eastern Pacific. Here we describe aggregations and the reproductive behavior of eight… Expand

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