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 

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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