This book provides a comprehensive and up to date review of the ecology of coral reef fishes presented by top researchers from north america and australia immense strides have been made over the past twenty years in our understanding of ecological systems in general and of reef fish ecology in particular. Coral reef ecology hard corals form the backbone of the coral reef ecosystem providing an intricate three dimensional structure with hiding places and habitat for thousands of species of fish invertebrates like clams shrimp sea stars sponges and anemones sea turtles and many other animals. Beautifully illustrated in full colour ecology of fishes on coral reefs is designed to summarise and help build upon current knowledge and to facilitate further research it is an ideal resource for those new to the field as well as for experienced researchers. The book provides an excellent summary and evaluation of current thinking in the ecology of fishes on coral reefs and deserves to be widely read by students research scientists and reef managers alike. Coral reef fishes are no exception and indeed they display a broad variety of morphologies and behaviors involved in captur ingpreyandescapingpredatorsitseemsalmostatruismthento assert that piscivory predation on fish plays a major role in driving population dynamics and structuring communities of fishes on coral reefs
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