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Protection in the giant: Goliath grouper (Epinephelus itajara) as a refuge for mackerel scad (Decapterus macarellus)

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 May 2010

Raphael M. Macieira
Affiliation:
Departamento de Oceanografia e Ecologia, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Avenida Fernando Ferrari 514, 29075-910, Vitória, ES, Brazil
Thiony Simon*
Affiliation:
Departamento de Oceanografia e Ecologia, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Avenida Fernando Ferrari 514, 29075-910, Vitória, ES, Brazil
Caio R. Pimentel
Affiliation:
Departamento de Oceanografia e Ecologia, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Avenida Fernando Ferrari 514, 29075-910, Vitória, ES, Brazil
Jean-Christophe Joyeux
Affiliation:
Departamento de Oceanografia e Ecologia, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Avenida Fernando Ferrari 514, 29075-910, Vitória, ES, Brazil
*
Correspondence should be addressed to: T. Simon, Departamento de Oceanografia e Ecologia, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Avenida Fernando Ferrari 514, 29075-910, Vitória, ES, Brazil email: thionysimon@hotmail.com
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Abstract

Here we report the use of Epinephelus itajara by Decapterus macarellus as a protection from Caranx latus predation attacks.

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Copyright © Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 2010

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