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Application of GIS to investigate the use of space in coral reef fish: a comparison of territorial behaviour in two Red Sea butterflyfishes

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The space use of two coral-feeding Red Sea butterflyfish species ( Chaetodon austriacus and C. trifascialis ) was studied at three sites in the Gulf of Aqaba to determine the extent of intraspecific territoriality. Individuals or pairs were observed in shallow water (

Keywords: Butterflyfish; GIS; Territoriality

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: The Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory, Pakefield Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0HT, UK

Publication date: 2006-02-01

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