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Substrate-attachment preferences of cultured newborn pot-bellied seahorses, Hippocampus abdominalis (Lesson, 1827)

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Martinez-Cardenas, L and Purser, GJ, Substrate-attachment preferences of cultured newborn pot-bellied seahorses, Hippocampus abdominalis (Lesson, 1827), Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 43, (2) pp. 286-290. ISSN 0893-8849 (2012) [Refereed Article]

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Copyright 2012 World Aquaculture Society

DOI: doi:10.1111/j.1749-7345.2012.00552.x

Abstract

During a series of observations, newborn pot-bellied seahorses, Hippocampus abdominalis, were offered three size choices of diameter and density of substrate. The seahorses exhibited a marked preference for the greatest diameter and the lowest density substrates.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:density, diameter, fish culture, neonate, substrate preference
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Group:Fisheries Sciences
Research Field:Aquaculture
Objective Division:Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Objective Group:Fisheries - Aquaculture
Objective Field:Aquaculture Crustaceans (excl. Rock Lobster and Prawns)
Author:Martinez-Cardenas, L (Mr Leonardo Martinez)
Author:Purser, GJ (Associate Professor John Purser)
ID Code:82453
Year Published:2012
Web of Science® Times Cited:4
Deposited By:NC Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability
Deposited On:2013-02-04
Last Modified:2013-06-12
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