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Manta alfredi target multispecies surgeonfish spawning aggregations


Hartup, JA and Marshell, AL and Kottermair, M and Carlson, P and Stevens, G and Hartup, JA, Manta alfredi target multispecies surgeonfish spawning aggregations, Coral Reefs, 32, (2) pp. 367. ISSN 0722-4028 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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2013 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

DOI: doi:10.1007/s00338-013-1022-4


We document, for the first time, that reef-associated manta rays (Manta alfredi) target and feed on fish gamete clouds produced at multiple spawning aggregations (SPAGs) of three surgeonfish species.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Manta alfredi, spawning aggregations, surgeonfish, Guam
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Behavioural ecology
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Objective Field:Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
UTAS Author:Marshell, AL (Dr Alyssa Marshell)
ID Code:150926
Year Published:2013
Web of Science® Times Cited:9
Deposited By:Sustainable Marine Research Collaboration
Deposited On:2022-07-06
Last Modified:2022-11-29

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