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Relationships between Otolith Size and Body Size for Hawaiian Reef Fishes.

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Title: Relationships between Otolith Size and Body Size for Hawaiian Reef Fishes.
Authors: Longenecker, Ken
LC Subject Headings: Natural history--Periodicals.
Science--Periodicals
Natural history--Pacific Area--Periodicals.
Issue Date: Oct 2008
Publisher: Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press
Citation: Longenecker K. Relationships between Otolith Size and Body Size for Hawaiian Reef Fishes. Pac Sci 62(4): 533-540.
Series/Report no.: vol. 62, no. 4
Abstract: Estimating body size of fishes from remains recovered from piscivores, archaeological sites, and sedimentary deposits is desirable but rarely accomplished because the relationships between the size of a fish and its durable anatomical structures are largely unknown. Regression equations to predict the size or weight of 41 common Hawaiian reef fishes from sagittae (saccular otoliths) are presented. Data are also grouped into higher taxa to permit size predictions when otoliths cannot be assigned to species.
Description: v. ill. 23 cm.
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Pages/Duration: 8 p.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/22729
ISSN: 0030-8870
Appears in Collections:Pacific Science, Volume 62, Number 4, 2008



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