bluehead


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Synonyms for bluehead

small Atlantic wrasse the male of which has a brilliant blue head

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And bluehead wrasse (Thalassoma bifasciatum) lack genetic structure across the entire Caribbean basin (Purcell et al.
The bluehead shiner has a spotty distribution in lowlands of the Red and Ouachita river systems of southern Arkansas and was previously known from only 10 localities in the state, including two disjunct sites in the Little River system (Bailey & Robison 1978; Robison & Buchanan 1988).
A diffusion--advection model of bluehead chub movement, structured with two subgroups that dispersed at different rates ("fast fish" and "slow fish"), was parameterized and validated with the field data.
He and his colleagues studied the bluehead wrasse (below) in the coral reefs of St.
One of the rare fishes here is the Zuni bluehead sucker (Catostomus discobolus yarrowi).
The experiments were conducted using Thalassoma bifasciatum, the bluehead wrasse.
Sexual selection and male characteristics in the bluehead wrasse, Thalassoma bifasciatum: mating site acquisition, mating site defense and female choice.
Yet others, such as the common bluehead wrasse, reverse sex and have two very different types of males.
Bluehead chub nesting activity: a potential mechanism of population persistence in degraded stream habitats.
A subspecies of Bluehead Chub (Nocomis leptocephalus interocularis, Cyprinidae) was previously misidentified as River Chub (N.
Additionally, the basin-wide ubiquity of two Nocomis species (hosts), bluehead chub N.
2006) found that the gene flow pattern in two reef fish species (French grunt Haemulon flavolineatum and bluehead wrasse Thalassoma bifasciatum) was highly dependant on the planktonic larval stage duration.
The bluehead wrasse Thalassoma bifasciatum represents a good laboratory model as well as a potential predator of the sympatric sea hare Aplysia dactylomela, and we have performed further experiments with this species to examine mechanisms of deterrent effects (Nusnbaum and Derby, 2010).
Social control of sex change in the bluehead wrasse, Thalassoma bifasciatum (Pisces: Labridae).
The bluehead shiner is often found in cypress filled natural Lakes.