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Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 155–156 | Cite as

Remote marine protected area reveals unusual social behaviour in Chaetodon trifascialis

  • D. J. Coker
  • C. D. Braun
  • J. Cavin
  • S. Payet
  • M. L. Berumen
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Notes

Acknowledgements

The research expedition was funded by New England Aquarium, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. We thank the Government of Kiribati for access to the region.

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

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Coker
    • 1
  • C. D. Braun
    • 2
    • 3
  • J. Cavin
    • 4
  • S. Payet
    • 1
  • M. L. Berumen
    • 1
  1. 1.Red Sea Research Center, Division of Biological and Environmental Science and EngineeringKing Abdullah University of Science and TechnologyThuwalKingdom of Saudi Arabia
  2. 2.MIT-WHOI Joint Program in OceanographyMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  3. 3.MIT-WHOI Joint Program in OceanographyWoods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionWoods HoleUSA
  4. 4.Animal Health Department, New England AquariumBostonUSA

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