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

References that assist with identification

  • Allen and M.V. Erdmann, G.R. (2012). Reef fishes of the East Indies. Volumes I-III in: Reef fishes of the East Indies. Tropical Reef Research, Perth, Australia. LIRS catalog number 90162.
  • 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

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  • Bay, L.K., J.H. Choat, L. van Herwerden and D.R. Robertson (2004). High genetic diversities and complex genetic structure in an Indo-Pacific tropical reef fish (Chlorurus sordidus): evidence of an unstable evolutionary past? Marine Biology, 144: 757-767. LIRS catalog number 849.
  • 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. (1995). Carbonate transport and within-reef patterns of bioerosion and sediment release by parrotfishes (family Scaridae) on the Great Barrier Reef, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 117: 127-136. LIRS catalog number 462.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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 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.
  • Crook, A.C. (1997). Behavioural patterns and the significance of colour patterns in reef fishes of the family Scaridae, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 531.
  • Crook, A.C. (1997). Colour patterns in a coral reef fish: is background complexity important? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 217: 237-252. LIRS catalog number 705.
  • Crook, A.C. (1997). Determinants of the physiological colour patterns of juvenile parrotfish, Chlorurus sordidus, Animal Behaviour, 53: 1251-1261. LIRS catalog number 757.
  • Crook, A.C. (1999). A quantitative analysis of the relationship between interspecific encounters, schooling behaviour and colouration in juvenile parrotfish (family Scaridae), Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 33: 1-19. LIRS catalog number 755.
  • Crook, A.C. (1999). Quantitative evidence for assortative schooling in a coral reef fish, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 176: 17-23. LIRS catalog number 693.
  • 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.
  • Eros, C.M. (1996). Acoustic repertoire in the territorial and courtship behaviour of Stegastes apicalis (Pomacentridae), M.Sc. thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 497.
  • Grutter, A.S. (1994). Parasites in the cleaning interactions between Labroides dimidiatus and fish, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 438.
  • Grutter, A.S. (1994). Spatial and temporal variations of the ectoparasites of seven reef fish species from Lizard Island and Heron Island, Australia, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 115: 21-30. LIRS catalog number 427.
  • Grutter, A.S. (1995). Comparison of methods for sampling ectoparasites from coral reef fishes, Marine and Freshwater Research, 46: 897-903. LIRS catalog number 452.
  • Grutter, A.S. (1995). Relationship between cleaning rates and ectoparasite loads in coral reef fishes, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 118: 51-58. LIRS catalog number 451.
  • 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. (1997). Size-selective predation by the cleaner fish Labroides dimidiatus, Journal of Fish Biology, 50: 1303-1308. LIRS catalog number 503.
  • Grutter, A.S. (1997). Spatiotemporal variation and feeding selectivity in the diet of the cleaner fish Labroides dimidiatus, Copeia, 1997: 346-355. LIRS catalog number 505.
  • Grutter, A.S. (2000). Ontogenetic variation in the diet of the cleaner fish Labroides dimidiatus and its ecological consequences, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 197: 241-246. LIRS catalog number 646.
  • Grutter, A.S. and R. Bshary (2003). Cleaner wrasse prefer client mucus: support for partner control mechanisms in cleaning interactions, Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, B. Supplement, 270: S242-S244. LIRS catalog number 802.
  • 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.
  • Grutter, A.S., J.G. Rumney, T. Sinclair-Taylor, P. Waldie and C.E. Franklin (2010). Fish mucous cocoons: the 'mosquito nets' of the sea, Biology Letters, doi: 10.1098: rsbl20100916. LIRS catalog number 1373.
  • Grutter, A.S. and R. Bshary (2004). Cleaner fish, Labroides dimidiatus, diet preferences for different types of mucus and parasitic gnathiid isopods. Animal Behaviour, 68: 583-588. LIRS catalog number 1664.
  • 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 J.L. Ackerman (2002). Demographic plasticity in tropical reef fishes, Marine Biology, 140: 1039-1051. LIRS catalog number 775.
  • 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.
  • Hoey, A.S. and D.R. Bellwood (2008). Cross-shelf variation in the role of parrotfishes on the Great Barrier Reef, Coral Reefs, 27: 37-47. LIRS catalog number 1046.
  • 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.
  • Klanten, S.O. (1998). Does morphology predict ecology in coral reef fishes? Honours thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 625.
  • Lassig, B.R. (1983). The effects of a cyclonic storm on coral reef assemblages, Environmental Biology of Fishes, 9(1): 55-63. LIRS catalog number 253.
  • Munday, P.L., A.L. Hodges, J.H. Choat and N. Gust (2004). Sex-specific growth effects in protogynous hermaphrodites, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 61: 323-327. LIRS catalog number 871.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Streelman, J.T., M. Alfaro, M.W. Westneat, D.R. Bellwood and S.A. Karl (2002). Evolutionary history of the parrotfishes: biogeography, ecomorphology and comparative diversity, Evolution, 56: 961-971. LIRS catalog number 875.
  • Welsh, J.Q., C.H.R. Goatley and D. R. Bellwood (2013). The ontogeny of home ranges: evidence from coral reef fishes, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 280: 20132066. LIRS catalog number 1955.