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Apex predators target mutton snapper spawning aggregation

Coral Reefs (Impact Factor: 3.32). 06/2012; 31(4). DOI: 10.1007/s00338-012-0921-0
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    • "These aggregations of large fishes releasing their gametes create a milty soup in the water that is so thick that visual cues are of no use. Large predators use this to their advantage to prey on the spawning fish (Graham and Castellanos, 2012; Fig. 9 D, E). For detailed description of the spawning aggregations of the grouper Epinephelus striatus see Colin (1992) and Whayland et al. (2004). "
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