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- Kadota, Tatsuru; Sakai, Yoichi
- Environmental biology of fishes 2016 v.99 no.10 pp. 761-769
- Paracirrhites; body size; corals; females; males; mating systems; polygyny; reefs; Japan
- ... The mating system of cirrhitids is generally classified as harem polygyny. However, detailed information on the spatial distribution patterns and mating relationships is lacking in large hawkfish species. We investigated the spatial distribution patterns and mating relationships among individuals of the large hawkfish, Paracirrhites forsteri, on a Kuchierabu-jima Island reef in southern Japan. Lar ...