The effect of adult aggression on habitat selection by settlers of two coral-dwelling damselfishes.

Coral-reef fishes experience a major challenge when facing settlement in a multi-threat environment, within which, using settlement cues, they need to select a suitable site. Studies in laboratories and artificial setups have shown that the presence of conspecific adults often serves as a positive s...

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Main Authors: Ofer Ben-Tzvi, Moshe Kiflawi, Omer Polak, Avigdor Abelson
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2009-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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