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Obligate corallivorous filefish (Oxymonacanthus longirostris) switches diet from Acropora to Pocillopora corals following habitat loss

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Hobbs, J.A. Obligate corallivorous filefish (Oxymonacanthus longirostris) switches diet from Acropora to Pocillopora corals following habitat loss. Mar Biodiv 43, 175–176 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-013-0155-6

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Keywords

  • Indian Ocean
  • Coral Reef
  • Reef Fish
  • Reproductive Development
  • Alternate Food