Ontogenetic foraging activity and feeding selectivity of the Brazilian endemic parrotfish Scarus zelindae
Pereira, Pedro H.C.
Lippi, Daniel L.
- Publisher: PeerJ Inc.
(issn: 2167-8359, eissn: 2167-8359)
Marine Biology | Parrotfishes | Brazilian reefs | R | Ecology | Animal Behavior | Resource availability | Southwestern Atlantic Ocean | Feeding behaviour | Medicine | Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science
Parrotfish are fundamental species in controlling algal phase-shifts and ensuring the resilience of coral reefs. Nevertheless, little is known on their ecological role in the south-western Atlantic Ocean. The present study analysed the ontogenetic foraging activity and ...