Reproductive cycle and growth of Phyllopteryx taeniolatus

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dc.contributor.author Sanchez-Camara, J
dc.contributor.author Booth, DJ
dc.contributor.author Turon, X
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:30:35Z
dc.date.issued 2005-07
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Fish Biology, 2005, 67 (1), pp. 133 - 148
dc.identifier.issn 0022-1112
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/3876
dc.description.abstract In this study, 36 males, 33 females and 15 juveniles of the common or weedy seadragon Phyllopteryx taeniolatus, a syngnathid fish endemic to the waters of southern Australia, were identified using visual implant fluorescent elastomer tags and pattern of appendages and their reproductive cycle and growth was studied from May 2001 to June 2002. Brooding males were present for a period of >6 months, from June-July to early-January. The percentage of males that were pregnant in the studied areas peaked in November-December, near the end of the breeding season. Two pregnancies were reported for some males. Ten recruits were identified from November to June. Growth rates for young-of-the-year, young of the previous year, males and females were measured. The von Bertalanffy growth constant K was estimated at 0.098 month-1. © 2005 The Fisheries Society of the British Isles.
dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1111/j.0022-1112.2005.00720.x
dc.title Reproductive cycle and growth of Phyllopteryx taeniolatus
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Journal of Fish Biology
dc.journal.volume 1
dc.journal.volume 67
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Oxford, England en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 133 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 148 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCRch.Institute for Water & Environmental Resource Mgmnt en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0602 Ecology
dc.personcode 940138
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Ecology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.custom 1.198 en_US
dc.description.keywords Breeding season
dc.description.keywords Common or weedy seadragon
dc.description.keywords Elastomer tagging
dc.description.keywords Recruitment period
dc.description.keywords Syngnathid
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)
utslib.collection.history School of the Environment (ID: 344)


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