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

Edit the description's bibliography


Animalia: Yellowhead Parrotfish (species: Scarus spinus)

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.
  • 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., 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.
  • 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., 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Welsh, J.Q. (2014). Spatial ecology of coral reef fishes, PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1846.