A functional evaluation of feeding in the surgeonfish Ctenochaetus striatus: the role of soft tissues

Ctenochaetus striatus is one of the most abundant surgeonfishes on Indo-Pacific coral reefs, yet the functional role and feeding ecology of this species remain unclear. This species is reported to possess a rigid structure in its palate that is used for scraping, but some authors have reported that...

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Main Authors: Sterling B. Tebbett, Christopher H. R. Goatley, Víctor Huertas, Michalis Mihalitsis, David R. Bellwood
Format: Article
Published: The Royal Society 2018-01-01
Series:Royal Society Open Science
Online Access:https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.1098/rsos.171111

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