Edit the description's bibliography (Lizard Island Field Guide)

Edit the description's bibliography


Animalia: Variegated Coris (species: Coris batuensis)

References that assist with identification

  • Streit, R.P. and D.R. Bellwood (2017). High prevalence of homing behaviour among juvenile coral-reef fishes and the role of body size, Coral Reefs, 36(4): 1083-1095. LIRS catalog number 2091.

Other references

  • Bellwood, D.R. and P.C. Wainwright (2001). Locomotion in labrid fishes: implications for habitat use and cross-shelf biogeography on the Great Barrier Reef, Coral Reefs, 20: 139-150. LIRS catalog number 787.
  • Caley, M.J. (1995). Community dynamics of tropical reef fishes: local patterns between latitudes, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 129: 7-18. LIRS catalog number 447.
  • Caley, M.J. (1995). Reef fish community structure and dynamics: in interaction between local and larger-scale processes? Marine Ecology Progress Series, 129: 19-29. LIRS catalog number 448.
  • Caley, M.J. and J. St John (1996). Refuge availability structures assemblages of tropical reef fishes, Journal of Animal Ecology, 65: 414-428. LIRS catalog number 458.
  • Coker, D.J. (2012). The importance of live coral habitat for reef fishes and its role in key ecological processes. PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1529.
  • Coker, D.J., N.A.J. Graham and M.S. Pratchett (2012). Interactive effects of live coral and structural complexity on the recruitment of reef fishes. Coral Reefs, 31: 919-927. LIRS catalog number 1563.
  • Elliott, J.P. and D.R. Bellwood (2003). Alimentary tract morphology and diet in three coral reef fish families, Journal of Fish Biology, 63: 1598-1609. LIRS catalog number 876.
  • Fulton, C.J., D.R. Bellwood and P.C. Wainwright (2001). The relationship between swimming ability and habitat use in wrasses, Marine Biology, 139: 25-33. LIRS catalog number 657.
  • Goatley, C.H.R., A. Gonz├ílez-Cabello and D.R. Bellwood (2016). Reef-scale partitioning of cryptobenthic fish assemblages across the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 544: 271-280. LIRS catalog number 2039.
  • Green, A.L. (1992). Damselfish territories: focal sites for studies of the early life history of labroid fishes, "Proceedings of the Seventh International Coral Reef Symposium, Guam".1, : 601-605. LIRS catalog number 384.
  • Green, A.L. (1994). The early life history of labroid fishes at Lizard Island, northern Great Barrier Reef, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 426.
  • Green, A.L. (1996). Spatial, temporal and ontogenetic patterns of habitat use by coral reef fishes (Family Labridae), Marine Ecology Progress Series, 133: 1-11. LIRS catalog number 457.
  • Green, A.L. (1998). Spatio-temporal patterns of recruitment of labroid fishes (Pisces: Labridae and Scaridae) to damselfish territories, Environmental Biology of Fishes, 51: 235-244. LIRS catalog number 527.
  • Grutter, A.S. (1997). Effect of the removal of cleaner fish on the abundance and species composition of reef fish, Oecologia, 111: 137-143. LIRS catalog number 504.
  • Hay, M.E., J.R. Pawlik, J.E. Duffy and W. Fenical (1989). Seaweed-herbivore-predator interactions: host-plant specialization reduces predation on small herbivores, Oecologia, 81: 418-427. LIRS catalog number 276.
  • Hoey, A.S. (2010). The ecosystem role of macroalgal browsing fishes on coral reefs. PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1415.
  • Holbrook, S.J., R.J. Schmitt, V. Messmer, A.J. Brooks, M. Srinivasan, P.L. Munday and G.P. Jones (2015). Reef fishes in biodiversity hotspots are at greatest risk from loss of coral species, PLOS One, doi10.1371/journal.pone.0124054. LIRS catalog number 1915.
  • Hunter, J.A., E. Ingram, R.D. Adlard, R.A. Bray and T.H. Cribb (2010). A cryptic complex of Transversotrema species (Digenea: Transversotrematidae) on labroid, haemulid and lethrinid fishes in the Indo-West Pacific region, including the description of three new species, Zootaxa, 2652: 17-32. LIRS catalog number 1313.
  • Jabbar, A., A. Asnoussi, L.J. Norbury, A. Eisenbarth, S. Shamsi, R.B. Gasser, A.L. Lopata and I. Beveridge (2012). Larval anisakid nematodes in teleost fishes from Lizard Island, northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research, 63: 1283-1299. LIRS catalog number 1584.
  • Komyakova, V., P.L. Munday and G.P. Jones (2013). Relative importance of coral cover, habitat complexity and diversity in determining the structure of reef fish communities. PLoS ONE, 8(12): e83178. LIRS catalog number 1701.
  • Kramer, M.J., O. Bellwood and D.R. Bellwood (2016). Foraging and microhabitat use by crustacean-feeding wrasses on coral reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 548: 277-282. LIRS catalog number 2010.
  • McCormick, M.I. (1994). Comparison of field methods for measuring surface topography and their associations with a tropical reef fish assemblage, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 112: 87-96. LIRS catalog number 723.
  • Messmer, V. (2010). From genes to ecosystems: patterns, processes and consequences of declining biodiversity in coral reef fish communities. PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1413.
  • Mitchell, M.D., M.I. McCormick, D.P. Chivers and M.C.O. Ferrari (2013). Generalization of learned predator recognition in coral reef ecosystems: how cautious are damselfish? Functional Ecology, doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12043. LIRS catalog number 1616.
  • Mitchell, M.D., M.I. McCormick, M.C.O. Ferrari and D.P. Chivers (2011). Coral reef fish rapidly learn to identify multiple unknown predators upon recruitment to the reef, PLoS ONE, 6: e15764. LIRS catalog number 1386.
  • Munoz, G. and T.H. Cribb (2006). Parasite communities and diet of Coris batuensis (Pisces: Labridae) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 52: 191-198. LIRS catalog number 1013.
  • Munoz, G., A.S. Grutter and T.H. Cribb (2007). Structure of the parasite communities of a coral reef fish assemblage (Labridae): testing ecological and phylogenetic host factors, Journal of Parasitology, 93: 17-30. LIRS catalog number 1040.
  • Richardson, L.E., N.A.J. Graham, M.S. Pratchett, J.G. Eurich and A.S. Hoey (2018). Mass coral bleaching causes biotic homogeniszation of reef fish assemblages. Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.14119. LIRS catalog number 2200.
  • Streit, R.P. and D.R. Bellwood (2017). Strong homing does not predict high site fidelity in juvenile reef fishes, Coral Reefs, DOI 10.1007/s00338-017-1636-z. LIRS catalog number 2131.
  • Syms, C. (1998). Habitat association, disturbance dynamics, and the role of spatial scale in structuring coral reef fish assemblages, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 533.
  • Syms, C. and G.P. Jones (2000). Disturbance, habitat structure, and the dynamics of a coral-reef fish community, Ecology, 81(10): 2714-2729. LIRS catalog number 669.
  • Syms, C. and G.P. Jones (2001). Soft corals exert no direct effects on coral reef fish assemblages, Oecologia, 127: 560-571. LIRS catalog number 655.
  • Wilson, D.T. (1995). The formation and ultrastructure of otolith settlement marks within a number of reef fish species, Honours thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 467.
  • Wilson, D.T. and M.I. McCormick (1999). Microstructure of settlement-marks in the otoliths of tropical reef fishes, Marine Biology, 134: 29-41. LIRS catalog number 596.