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

References that assist with identification

  • Bellwood, D.R. and J.H. Choat (1989). A description of the juvenile phase colour patterns of 24 parrotfish species (Family Scaridae) from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Records of the Australian Museum, 41: 1-41. LIRS catalog number 264.

Other references

  • Bellwood, D.R. (1985). The functional morphology, systematics and behavioural ecology of parrotfishes (Family Scaridae), Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 310.
  • 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.
  • Bellwood, D.R. and J.H. Choat (1990). A functional analysis of grazing in parrotfishes (family Scaridae): the ecological implications, Environmental Biology of Fishes, 28: 189-214. LIRS catalog number 305.
  • Bonaldo, R.M. (2011). The ecosystem role of parrotfishes on coral reefs, PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1412.
  • 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. 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.
  • Chen, L.-S. (2002). Post-settlement diet shift of Chlorurus sordidus and Scarus schlegeli (Pisces: Scaridae), Zoological Studies, 41: 47-58. LIRS catalog number 733.
  • Choat, J.H., L.M. Axe and D.C. Lou (1996). Growth and longevity in fishes of the family Scaridae, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 145: 33-41. LIRS catalog number 572.
  • 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. and K.D. Clements (1993). Daily feeding rates in herbivorous labroid fishes, Marine Biology, 117: 205-211. LIRS catalog number 387.
  • 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.
  • Choat, J.H., O.S. Klanten, L. Van Herwerden, D.R. Robertson and K.D. Clements (2012). Patterns and processes in the evolutionary history of parrotfishes (Family Labridae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 107: 529-557. LIRS catalog number 1559.
  • Choat, J.H. and J.E. Randall (1985). A review of the parrotfishes (family Scaridae) of the Great Barrier Reef of Australia with description of a new species, Records of the Australian Museum, 38(4): 175-239. LIRS catalog number 211.
  • Choat, J.H. and D.R. Robertson (2002). Chapter 3: Age-based studies on coral reef fishes in: Coral Reef Fishes. Sale, P. (Ed.). Academic Press. LIRS catalog number 1095.
  • 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.
  • Crossman, D.J., J.H. Choat and K.D. Clements (2005). Nutritional ecology of nominally herbivorous fishes on coral reefs, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 296: 129-142. LIRS catalog number 945.
  • Dudgeon, C.L., N. Gust and D. Blair (2000). No apparent genetic basis to demographic differences in scarid fishes across continental shelf of the Great Barrier Reef, Marine Biology, 137: 1059-1066. LIRS catalog number 891.
  • Eckes, M., S. Dove, U.E. Siebeck and A.S. Grutter (2015). Fish mucus versus parasitic gnathiid isopods as sources of energy and sunscreens for a cleaner fish, Coral Reefs, 34: 823-833. LIRS catalog number 1912.
  • Eckes, M.J., U.E. Siebeck, S. Dove and A.S. Grutter (2008). Ultraviolet sunscreens in reef fish mucus, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 353: 201-211. LIRS catalog number 1158.
  • Fulton, C.J., J.L. Johansen and J.F. Steffensen (2013). Energetic extremes in aquatic locomotion by coral reef fishes. PLoS ONE, 8(1): e54033. LIRS catalog number 1593.
  • Fulton, C.J., J.L. Johansen and J.F. Steffensen (2013). Energetic extremes in aquatic locomotion by coral reef fishes, PLoS ONE, 8(1): e54033. LIRS catalog number 1612.
  • 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.
  • Grutter, A.S. and R. Poulin (1998). Intraspecific and interspecific relationships between host size and the abundance of parasitic larval gnathiid isopods on coral reef fishes, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 164: 263-271. LIRS catalog number 544.
  • Gust, N. (2000). Multi-scale variability in the demographics and life histories of scarid fishes on the northern Great Barrier Reef, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 640.
  • Gust, N. (2002). Scarid biomass on the northern Great Barrier Reef: the influence of exposure, depth and substrata, Environmental Biology of Fishes, 64: 353-366. LIRS catalog number 821.
  • Gust, N. (2004). Variation in the population biology of protogynous coral reef fishes over tens of kilometres, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 61: 205-218. LIRS catalog number 892.
  • Gust, N., J.H. Choat and M.I. McCormick (2001). Spatial variability in reef fish distribution, abundance, size and biomass: a multi-scale analysis, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 214: 237-251. LIRS catalog number 684.
  • Hoey, A.S. (2010). The ecosystem role of macroalgal browsing fishes on coral reefs. PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1415.
  • 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.
  • Khan, J.A., J.Q. Welsh and D.R. Bellwood (2016). Using passive acoustic telemetry to infer mortality events in adult herbivorous coral reef fishes. Coral Reefs, Coral Reefs doi: 10.1007/s00338-015-1387-7. LIRS catalog number 1956.
  • Klanten, S.O. (1998). Does morphology predict ecology in coral reef fishes? Honours thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 625.
  • Lou, D.C. (1992). Age specific patterns of growth and reproduction in tropical herbivorous fishes, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 534.
  • Lou, D.C. (1992). Validation of annual growth bands in the otolith of tropical parrotfishes (Scarus schlegeli Bleeker), Journal of Fish Biology, 41: 775-790. LIRS catalog number 381.
  • Lou, D.C. (1993). Growth in juvenile Scarus rivulatus and Ctenochaetus binotatus: a comparison of families Scaridae and Acanthuridae, Journal of Fish Biology, 42: 15-23. LIRS catalog number 380.
  • Lou, D.C. and N. Moltschaniwskyj (1992). Daily otolith increments in juvenile tropical parrotfishes and surgeonfishes, Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 43: 973-981. LIRS catalog number 379.
  • 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.
  • Siebeck, U.E. and N.J. Marshall (2001). Ocular media transmission of coral reef fish - can coral reef fish see ultraviolet light? Vision Research, 41: 133-149. LIRS catalog number 889.
  • Smith, L.L., J.L. Fessler, M.E. Alfaro, J.T. Streelman and M.W. Westneat (2008). Phylogenetic relationships and the evolution of regulatory gene sequences in the parrotfishes, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 49: 136-152. LIRS catalog number 1209.
  • Wainwright, P.C., D.R. Bellwood, M.W. Westneat, J.R. Grubich and A.S. Hoey (2004). A functional morphospace for the skull of labrid fishes: patterns of diversity in a complex biomechanical system, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 82: 1-25. LIRS catalog number 872.
  • Welsh, J.Q. (2014). Spatial ecology of coral reef fishes, PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1846.