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Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 46, Issue 1, pp 19–20 | Cite as

High levels of heterospecific cohabitation among anemonefishes in Hoga Island, Indonesia

  • Maarten De Brauwer
  • Emma Camp
  • Jamaluddin Jompa
  • David J. Smith
Oceanarium

Keywords

Coral Reef Crest Interspecific Competition Great Capacity Reef Crest 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors are grateful for financial and logistical support within Indonesia from Operation Wallacea, The Wallacea Biodiversity Institute, Balai Taman Nasional Wakatobi (Wakatobi National Park), The Wakatobi Government, Ministry for Research, Technology, and Higher Education, Indonesia (RISTEK-DIKTI). Research within Indonesia was permitted through a RISTEK research permit granted to D.J.S. in collaboration with J.J.

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Copyright information

© Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maarten De Brauwer
    • 1
  • Emma Camp
    • 2
  • Jamaluddin Jompa
    • 3
  • David J. Smith
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Environment and Agriculture, School of Science and EngineeringCurtin UniversityPerthAustralia
  2. 2.Coral Reef Research Unit, School of Biological SciencesUniversity of EssexColchesterUK
  3. 3.Research and Development Centre on Marine, Coastal and Small IslandsHasanuddin UniversityMakassarIndonesia

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