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Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 47, Issue 3, pp 787–788 | Cite as

Coral nurseries as habitats for juvenile corallivorous butterflyfish

  • D. Taira
  • T. C. Toh
  • S. Q. Sam
  • C. S. L. Ng
  • L. M. Chou
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Keywords

Live Coral Coral Coloni Territorial Damselfish Culture Coral Adjacent Reef 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Notes

Acknowledgments

This study was conducted as part of the project “Enhancing Singapore’s Coral Reef Ecosystem in a Green Port”, which was funded by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

Supplementary material

12526_2016_513_MOESM1_ESM.m4v (6.4 mb)
Supplementary Material Chaetodon octofasciatus swimming around and feeding on Acropora loripes colonies on a fixed nursery table off Lazarus Island, Singapore (M4V 6578 kb)

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Copyright information

© Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Taira
    • 1
  • T. C. Toh
    • 1
  • S. Q. Sam
    • 1
  • C. S. L. Ng
    • 1
  • L. M. Chou
    • 1
  1. 1.Tropical Marine Science InstituteNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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