Fish grazing on coral reefs

Fish grazing on coral reefs

A diverse school of herbivorous fish, including the parrotfish and unicornfish found to be important consumers of large seaweeds, graze on the shallow reef flat inside a marine reserve in Fiji. These shallow reef flats look fundamentally different when fishing is allowed. (Photo credit: David Gibbs)

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Environment, Life Sciences and Biology
Keywords
coral, coral reef, Fiji Islands, fish, School of Biology, seaweed
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 3, 2015 - 4:57pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:47pm