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- Tanaka, Junichi, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Chemoecology 2014 v.24 no.3 pp. 121-126
- Holothuria; chemoattractants; hosts; integument; symbiosis; Ryukyu Archipelago
- ... The specificity of the relationship between Indo-Pacific pearlfish (family Carapidae) and their hosts, the sea cucumbers (Holothuridae), was examined in Okinawa, Japan. While some species of pearlfishes lived in several species of sea cucumbers, one species, Encheliophis vermicularis, was very specific and was only found in Holothuria leucospilota. The role of natural products in this relationship ...