Labridae

Known as: Callyodontidae, Scaridae, parrotfishes 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2008
Highly Cited
2008
We describe the abundance, biomass, size composition, and trophic structure of fish assemblages of shallow (10 m depth) fore reef… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The deteriorating health of the world’s coral reefs threatens global biodiversity, ecosystem function, and the livelihoods of… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Since the mass mortality of the urchin Diadema antillarum in 1983, parrotfishes have become the dominant grazer on Caribbean… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The family Labridae (including scarines and odacines) contains 82 genera and about 600 species of fishes that inhabit coastal and… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Herbivory is a primary factor in determining the structure of coral reef communities. Spatial variation among reef habitats in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Labriform, or pectoral fin, propulsion is the primary swimming mode for many fishes, even at high relative speeds. Although… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
In the protogynous stoplight parrotfish (Sparisoma viride), large males defend territories that encompass the home-ranges of… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
The feeding mechanisms of two labrid fishes (Cheilinus chlorurus and C. diagrammus: Labridae: Perciformes) are modeled using four… (More)
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1988
1988
Members of the marine teleost family Labridae are among the most abundant and morphologically diverse fish on coral reefs. A… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
The susceptibility of several tropical algal species to fish grazing was studied on the Belizean barrier reef off the Caribbean… (More)
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