By Morgan S. Pratchett,Michael L. Berumen,B. G. Kapoor
Butterflyfishes (family Chaetodontidae) are a hugely conspicuous component to fish fauna on coral reefs during the international. In mild 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 vital insights on their evolution and key occasions and variations that experience ended in their proliferation inside of coral reef ecosystems. Key to the durability of butterflyfishes is the evolution of coral-feeding—a crucial concentration of the ecological chapters during this quantity. The publication 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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