Pelagic larval duration is similar across 23° of latitude for two species of butterflyfish (Chaetodontidae) in eastern Australia

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dc.contributor.author Booth, DJ
dc.contributor.author Parkinson, K
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:33:28Z
dc.date.issued 2011-12
dc.identifier.citation Coral Reefs, 2011, 30 (4), pp. 1071 - 1075
dc.identifier.issn 0722-4028
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/18155
dc.description.abstract Duration of the pelagic phase of benthic marine fishes has been related to dispersal distance, with longer pelagic larval duration (PLD) expected to result in greater dispersal potential. Here, we examine PLDs of 2 species of coral-reef butterflyfish (Chaetodon auriga and C. flavirostris) across latitudes (14°S-37°S) along the Great Barrier Reef into south-eastern Australia; we predict that PLD will be higher for fish collected below the breeding latitudes of 24°S. For C. auriga, apart from significantly longer PLDs at Lord Howe Island and Jervis Bay (means of 54 and 52 days, respectively), all locations had similar PLDs (mean 41 days). For C. flavirostris, there was no significant location effect on PLD (mean 41.5 days); however, PLD at Lord Howe Island was 58 days with high variance precluding significance. Also, there was no significant variation in PLD among years for either species despite considerable variation in East Australian Current strength. © 2011 Springer-Verlag.
dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1007/s00338-011-0815-6
dc.title Pelagic larval duration is similar across 23° of latitude for two species of butterflyfish (Chaetodontidae) in eastern Australia
dc.type Journal Article
dc.description.version Published
dc.parent Coral Reefs
dc.journal.volume 4
dc.journal.volume 30
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation Germany en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1071 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 1075 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Environmental Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0602 Ecology
dc.personcode 940138
dc.personcode 995031
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Ecology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Butterflyfishes
dc.description.keywords Chaetodon auriga
dc.description.keywords Chaetodon flavirostrus
dc.description.keywords Latitude
dc.description.keywords Pelagic larval duration (PLD)
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Environmental Science
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
pubs.consider-herdc true
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)
utslib.collection.history School of the Environment (ID: 344)


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