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Ichthyological Research

, Volume 46, Issue 3, pp 309–313 | Cite as

A note on the reproductive ecology of the catadromous fourspine sculpin,cottus kazika (scorpaeniformes: Cottidae)

  • Naohiko Takeshita
  • Norio Onikura
  • Shingo Nagata
  • Seiichi Matsui
  • Seirô Kimura
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Key words

Cottus kazika reproductive ecology spawning site egg viability yolk-sac larva 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naohiko Takeshita
    • 1
  • Norio Onikura
    • 2
  • Shingo Nagata
    • 3
  • Seiichi Matsui
    • 2
  • Seirô Kimura
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Applied AquabiologyNational Fisheries UniversityShimonosekiJapan
  2. 2.Fishery Research LaboratoryKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan
  3. 3.West Japan Engineering ConsultantsFukuokaJapan
  4. 4.FukuokaJapan

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