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

Edit the description's bibliography


Animalia: Brown Tang (species: Zebrasoma scopas)

References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Other references

  • Bellwood, D.R. (1988). Ontogenetic changes in the diet of early post-settlement Scarus species (Pisces: Scaridae), Journal of Fish Biology, 33: 213-219. LIRS catalog number 396.
  • Brandl, S.J., A.S. Hoey and D.R. Bellwood (2013). Micro-topography mediates interactions between corals, algae, and herbivorous fishes on coral reefs. Coral Reefs, DOI 10.1007/s00338-013-1110-5. LIRS catalog number 1706.
  • Brandl, S.J., W.D. Robbins and D.R. Bellwood (2015). Exploring the nature of ecological specialization in a coral reef fish community: morphology, diet and foraging microhabitat use, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 282: 20151147, doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1147. LIRS catalog number 1908.
  • Brandl, S.J. and D.R. Bellwood (2013). Morphology, sociality, and ecology: can morphology predict pairing behavior in coral reef fishes? Coral Reefs, 32: 835-836. LIRS catalog number 1718.
  • Brandl, S.J. and D.R. Bellwood (2014). Individual-based analyses reveal limited functional overlap in a coral reef fish community, Journal of Animal Ecology, 83: 661-670. LIRS catalog number 2063.
  • Choat, J.H. and L.M. Axe (1996). Growth and longevity in acanthurid fishes; an analysis of otolith increments, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 134: 15-26. LIRS catalog number 460.
  • Choat, J.H. and D.R. Bellwood (1985). Interactions amongst herbivorous fishes on a coral reef: influence of spatial variation, Marine Biology, 89: 221-234. LIRS catalog number 213.
  • Choat, J.H., K.D. Clements and W.D. Robbins (2002). The tropic status of herbivorous fishes on coral reefs. 1. Dietary analyses, Marine Biology, 140: 613-623. LIRS catalog number 729.
  • Choat, J.H., K.D. Clements and W.D. Robbins (2004). The trophic status of herbivorous fishes on coral reefs 2: Food processing modes and trophodynamics, Marine Biology, 145: 445-454. LIRS catalog number 1202.
  • Clements, K.D. (1997). Fermentation and gastrointestinal microorganisms in fishes in: Gastrointestinal microbiology: Vol. 1: Gastrointestinal ecosystems and fermentations. Eds. R.I. Mackie and B.A. White. Chapman and Hall, New York, pp. 156-198. LIRS catalog number 491.
  • Clements, K.D. and J.H. Choat (1995). Fermentation in tropical marine herbivorous fishes, Physiological Zoology, 68(3): 355-378. LIRS catalog number 454.
  • Clements, K.D., D.P. German, J. Piche, A. Tribollet and J.H. Choat (2016). Integrating ecological roles and trophic diversification on coral reefs: multiple lines of evidence identify parrotfishes as microphages, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2016. LIRS catalog number 2056.
  • Clements, K.D., G.R. Russ, D. McB. Williams and A.M. Ayling (1988). A species list of the family Acanthuridae (Pisces) of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, with notes on latitudinal distribution patterns,manuscript only. LIRS catalog number 242.
  • Cribb, T.H., R.A. Bray, K.A. Hall and S.C. Cutmore (2015). A review of the genus Antorchis Linton, 1911 (Trematoda: Faustulidae) from Indo-Pacific fishes with the description of a new species, Systematic Parasitology, 92: 1-11. LIRS catalog number 1909.
  • Curtis, L. (2010). Haemogregarine blood parasites in triggerfish and surgeonfish: distribution, transmission & implications for their host fish, PhD thesis, University of Queensland. LIRS catalog number 1620.
  • Curtis, L.M., A.S. Grutter, N.J. Smit and A.J. Davies (2013). Gnathia aureamaculosa, a likely definitive host of Hemogregarina balistapi and potential vector for Hemogregarina bigemina between fishes of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, International Journal for Parasitology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2012.11.012. LIRS catalog number 1611.
  • 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.
  • Heatwole, S.J. and C.J. Fulton (2012). Behavioural flexibility in reef fishes responding to a rapidly changing wave environment. Marine Biology, doi: 10.1007/s00227-012-2123-2. LIRS catalog number 1586.
  • Hoey, A.S. (2010). The ecosystem role of macroalgal browsing fishes on coral reefs. PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1415.
  • Klanten, S.O. (1998). Does morphology predict ecology in coral reef fishes? Honours thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 625.
  • Klanten, S.O. (2003). Molecular phylogeny, temporal patterns of lineage diversification and phylogeography of the surgeonfish genus Naso (Acanthuridae), Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 860.
  • Klanten, L. van Herwerden, J.H. Choat and D. Blair, S. (2004). Patterns of lineage diversification in the genus Naso (Acanthuridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 32: 221-235. LIRS catalog number 1680.
  • 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.
  • Montgomery, W.L. (1988). Gut microbes, fat storage and gonadal development in surgeonfishes (Teleostei: Acanthuridae),Unpublished report. LIRS catalog number 243.
  • Nash, K.L., N.A.J. Graham and D.R. Bellwood (2013). Fish foraging patterns, vulnerability to fishing, and implications for the management of ecosystem function across scales. Ecological Applications, 23: 1632-1644. LIRS catalog number 1734.
  • 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.
  • Robertson, D.R. (1983). On the spawning behavior and spawning cycles of eight surgeonfishes (Acanthuridae) from the Indo-Pacific, Environmental Biology of Fishes, 9(3/4): 193-223. LIRS catalog number 54.
  • Smit, N.J., A.S. Grutter, R.D. Adlard and A.J. Davies (2006). Hematozoa of teleosts from Lizard Island, Australia, with some comments on their possible mode of transmission and the description of a new hemogregarine species, Journal of Parasitology, 92: 778-788. LIRS catalog number 991.
  • 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 (1997). Spatial and temporal validation of settlement-marks in the otoliths of tropical reef fishes, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 153: 259-271. LIRS catalog number 560.
  • 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.