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Succession and stability in fish communities of dome-shaped patch reefs in the West Indies

C. Lavett Smith

Succession and stability in fish communities of dome-shaped patch reefs in the West Indies

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies.
    • Subjects:
    • Coral reef fishes -- West Indies.,
    • Fish communities -- West Indies.,
    • Coral reef ecology -- West Indies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementC. Lavett Smith and James C. Tyler.
      SeriesAmerican Museum novitates ;, no. 2572
      ContributionsTyler, James C., 1935- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL1 .A436 no. 2572, QL631.A1 .A436 no. 2572
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p. :
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5242236M
      LC Control Number75313737

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Succession and stability in fish communities of dome-shaped patch reefs in the West Indies by C. Lavett Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Eventually these heads become too large to support their own weight and they collapse, leaving a base on which other corals can grow and ultimately form complex patch reefs.

We have studied the fishes associated with reefs in the solid colony stage, small, middle-sized, and large domes, and partially collapsed domes.

SUCCESSION AND STABILITY IN FISH COMMUNITIES OF DOME-SHAPED PATCH REEFS IN THE WEST INDIES [C. Lavett & Tyler, James C Smith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Smith, C. Lavett & Tyler, James C. Succession and stability in fish communities of dome-shaped patch reefs in the West Indies. American Museum novitates ; no.

By C. Lavett Smith and. Space resource sharing in a coral reef fish community. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles Cou – Smith, C. L., and Tyler, J. Succession and stability in fish communities of the dome-shaped patch reefs in the West Indies.

American Museum Novitates1–Cited by: 6. Microtopography and the organization of two assemblages of coral reef fishes in the west indies SMITH, C.

& J. TYLER, Succession and stability in fish communities of dome-shaped patch reefs in the West Indies. Mus. Novit., No.pp. Cited by: SynopsisData are summarised from studies of two reef fish communities — pomacentrids territorial on rubble patches, and fishes resident in small isolated colonies of coral.

In each case there is evidence that availability of living sites limits numbers of fishes, and that similar species of fish use the same kinds of spaces. Food availability affects growth in a coral reef fish. Pomacentrus amboinensis is common on small patch reefs within One Tree Lagoon (Great Barrier Reef), where it preferentially settles onto deep reefs.

Synopsis. Data are summarised from studies of two reef fish communities — pomacentrids territorial on rubble patches, and fishes resident in small isolated colonies of coral. In each case there is evidence that availability of living sites limits numbers of fishes, and that similar species of fish use the same kinds of by:   Synopsis.

Fish collections from 19 tidepools on a rock plateau at Martins Bay, on the east coast of Barbados, taken on three occasions (, and ) contained individuals of 63 species. The number of species, individuals and total biomass increased with pool size.

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