New PDF release: Biology of Butterflyfishes

By Morgan S. Pratchett,Michael L. Berumen,B. G. Kapoor

Butterflyfishes (family Chaetodontidae) are a hugely conspicuous portion of fish fauna on coral reefs during the global. In gentle in their powerful dependence on coral, they can be considered as the epitome of coral reef fishes. This quantity examines the ecology and conservation of coral reef butterflyfishes. It offers very important insights on their evolution and key occasions and diversifications that experience ended in their proliferation inside of coral reef ecosystems. Key to the toughness of butterflyfishes is the evolution of coral-feeding—a significant concentration of the ecological chapters during this quantity. The booklet additionally highlights key threats and demanding situations concerning the conservation of butterflyfishes and ends with an summary of present and destiny examine directions.


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