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Algal Growth on Beaks of Live Parrotfishes
|Title:||Algal Growth on Beaks of Live Parrotfishes|
|Authors:||Tsuda, Roy T.|
Larson, Helen K.
Lujan, Rufo J.
|LC Subject Headings:||Parrotfishes|
|Issue Date:||Jan 1972|
|Publisher:||University of Hawai’i Press|
|Citation:||Tsuda RT, Larson HK, Lujan RJ. 1972. Algal growth on beaks of live parrotfishes. Pac Sci 26(1): 20-23.|
|Abstract:||ABSTRACT: The algal flora on the beaks of certain parrotfishes is described. No
host-specific relationship exists between the algae and fishes. A direct correlation
between the length of the algae and the size of the fish is present. The exposed
dentition of the parrotfish merely provides another type of substratum on which
|Appears in Collections:||Pacific Science Volume 26, Number 1, 1972|
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