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2015 Leis, J. M. Is dispersal of larval reef fishes passive?. Ecology of fishes on coral reefs. 223-226.
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2014 Leis, J. M; Paris, C. B; Irisson, J-O; Yerman, M. N; Siebeck, U. E. Orientation of fish larvae in situ is consistent among locations, years and methods, but varies with time of day. Marine Ecology Progress Series 505 193–208.
Understanding larval dispersal requires knowledge of whether larvae in situ have ... corroborates previous results using diver following. Both methods are useful for the study of larval-fish ...
2013 Leis, J. M; Caselle, J. E; Bradbury, I. R; Kristiansen, T; Llopiz, J. K; Miller, M. J; O’Connor, M. I; Paris, C. B; Shanks, A. L; Sogard, S. M; Swearer, S. E; Treml, E. A; Vetter, R. D; Warner, R. R. Does fish larval dispersal differ between high and low latitudes?. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280 1-9.
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2011 Leis, J. M; Siebeck, U; Dixson, D. L. How Nemo finds home: the neuroecology of marine larval-fish dispersal and population connectivity. Integrative and Comparative Biology 0 18pp.
: the neuroecology of marine larval-fish dispersal and population connectivity ...
2011 Pogue, M. G; Matthews, M. J; Mitchell, A. Identification and Taxonomy. Heliothine Moth Pests: Biology, Ecology, and Management Chapter 1.
and female genitalia, are included. Distributions and larval host information is discussed for each genus.   ...
2011 Colgan, D. J; Schreiter, S. Extrinsic and intrinsic influences on the phylogeography of the Austrocochlea constricta species group. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology <em>397 </em> 44–51.
factors such as breeding period (possibly) and larval type (probably) may play roles in modulating ... and marine populations were not genetically distinguished. ?Breeding times (possibly) and larval type ...
2011 Leis, J; Hay, A; Gaither, M. Swimming ability and its rapid decrease at settlement in wrasse larvae (Teleostei: Labridae). Marine Biology 158 1239–1246.
speciose marine fish family, yet little is known of their larval swimming abilities. In August 2010 ... ]) and 33 new recruits of T. quinquevittatum. Median (mdn) larval Ucrit was 7.6–12.5 cm s-1. In T ... –56% of larval Ucrit in 2 days, implying rapid physiological changes at settlement. ...
2010 Quéré, G; Leis, J. M. Settlement behaviour of larvae of the Stripey Snapper, Lutjanus carponotatus (Teleostei: Lutjanidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 88 227-238.
Abstract Abstract Larval behaviour is important ... to dispersal and settlement, but is seldom quantified. Behavioural capabilities of larval Lutjanus ...
2010 Soars, N. A; Leis, J. M. Larval development of the Common Ponyfish, Leiognathus equulus (Teleostei: Leiognathidae). Ichthyological Research 57 3 263-271.
of the Common Ponyfis Larval development ...
2009 Assefa, Y; van den Berg, J; Mitchell, A; Le Rü, B; Conlong, D. E. Record of Eldana saccharina in inland South Africa and its genetic relationship with the coastal population. Journal of Applied Entomology <em>133</em> <em>6</em> 449-455.
of Africa are known for their differences in larval feeding behaviours, host plant choice ...
2009 Paris, C; Leis, J. M; Irisson, J. O. Biological Processes: Pelagic larval duration. 23-24.
larval dur Biological ... Processes: Pelagic larval duration ...
2009 Dittrich-Schröder, G; Conlong, D. E; Way, M; Harrison, J. du G; Mitchell, A. Identification key to scarabaeid larvae attacking sugarcane in South Africa. Proceedings of the South African Sugarcane Technologists’ Association <em>82</em> 500-524.
are characterised by a very long larval life cycle and short pupal and adult periods. However, it has nearly ... to larval identification. This is unfortunate, as it is mainly the larval stage that is found ... , Melolonthinae and Rutelinae. Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) of larval specimens was linked with mtDNA ...
2009 Munday, P. L; Leis, J. M; Lough, J. M; Paris, C. B; Kingsford, M. J; Berumen, M. L; Lambrechts, J. Climate change and coral reef connectivity. Coral Reefs 28 379–395.
fishes as a model group. Increased ocean temperatures are expected to accelerate larval development ... and increase larval mortality. Changes to ocean currents could alter the dynamics of larval supply and changes ...
2009 Fisher, R; Leis, J. M. Swimming performance in larval fishes: from escaping predators to the potential for long distance migration. Fish locomotion: an etho-ecological approach 333-373.
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2009 Fowler, A. M; Leis, J. M; and Suthers, I. M. On-offshore distribution and abundance of tuna larvae (Pisces: Scombridae: Thunnini) in near-reef waters of the Coral Sea. US Fishery Bulletin 106 4 405-416.
due to the low numbers of larvae. Larval distributions probably resulted from a combination ...
2009 Rouse, G. W; Wilson, N. G; Goffredi, S. K; Young, C. M; Vrijenhoek, R. C. Spawning and metamorphosis of Osedax boneworms. Marine Biology 156 395-405.
of dwarf Osedax males. The larval life span in the Osedax species studied in the laboratory appears ...
2009 Wilson, N. G; Schrödl, M; Halanych, K M. Ocean barriers and glaciation: evidence for explosive radiation of mitochondrial lineages in the Antarctic sea slug Doris kerguelenensis (Mollusca, Nudibranchia). Molecular Ecology 18 965-984.
Strong currents and deep passages of water can be barriers for larval ...
2009 Johnson, G. D; Paxton, J. R; Sutton, T. T; Satoh, T. P; Sado, T; Nishida, M; Miya, M. Deep-sea mystery solved: astonishing larval transformations and extreme sexual dimorphism unite three fish families. Biology Letters 5 235-239.
solved: astonishing larval transformations and extreme sexual dimorphism unite three fish families ...
2008 Richards, Z. T; Beger, M; Pinca, S; Wallace, C. C. Bikini Atoll coral biodiversity resilience revealed; five decades after nuclear testing. Marine Pollution Bulletin <em>56</em> 503-515.
of Bikini may have contributed larval propagules to facilitate the partial resilience of coral ...
2008 Przeslawski, R; Ahyong, S; Byrne, M; Wörheide, G; Hutchings, P. Beyond corals and fish:the effects of climate change on non-coral benthic invertebrates of tropical reefs. Global Change Biology 14 2773-2795.
are linked to larger ecological processes, including changes in larval dispersal and recruitment ...
2008 Leis, J. M; Piola, R. F; Hay, A. C; Wen, C; Kan, K-P. Ontogeny of behaviour relevant to dispersal and connectivity in larvae of two non-reef demersal, tropical fish species. Marine and Freshwater Research 60 211-223.
of population connectivity, and larval behaviour may influence dispersal. Yet, little is known ... , and neither significant overall directionality nor ontogenetic change in orientation was present. Larval ...
2008 Leis, J. M. Larval development in the lutjanid subfamily Lutjaninae (Pisces): the genus Pinjalo. Zootaxa 1760 37-49.
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2007 Köhler, F. From DNA taxonomy to barcoding — how a vague idea evolved into a biosystematic tool. Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Zoologische Reihe 83 (Suppl.) 44-51.
 studies, such as the determination of larval stages. DNA barcoding studies detached from the fundament ...
2007 Leis, J. M; Wright, K. J; Johnson, R. N. Behaviour that influences dispersal and connectivity in the small, young larvae a reef fish. Marine Biology 153 1 103-117.
Determining the scale of larval dispersal ... , considerations of larval dispersal have ignored the possible contributions of larval behaviour, but we ...
2007 Leis, J. M. Larval development in the lutjanid subfamily Lutjaninae (Pisces): the genus Macolor. Records of the Australian Museum 59 1 1-8.
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2007 Leis, J. M. Behaviour as input for modelling dispersal of fish larvae: behaviour, biogeography, hydrodynamics, ontogeny, physiology and phylogeny meet hydrography. Marine Ecology Progress Series 347 185-193.
Both morphology and behaviour develop during the pelagic larval stage of demersal teleost fishes ... . Demersal perciform fishes from warm-water habitats begin their pelagic larval stage as plankton ... , and the gradual transition from plankton to nekton, are central to understanding how larval fishes can ... influence on dispersal. Most research on larval behaviour relevant to dispersal (i.e. swimming ...
2007 Murphy, B. F; Leis, J. M; Kavanagh, K. D. Larval development of the Ambon damselfish (Pomacentrus amboinensis), with a summary of pomacentrid development.. Journal of Fish Biology 71 2 569–584.
damselfi Larval development ... .   Larval development ...
2006 Kupriyanova, E. K; T.A. McDonald; Rouse, G.W. Phylogenetic relationships within Serpulidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) inferred from molecular and morphological data.. Zoologica Scripta 35 421-439.
. The evolution of features such as the operculum and larval development are discussed. ...
2006 Leis J.M.. Are larvae of demersal fishes plankton or nekton?. Advances in Marine Biology 51 59-141.
A pelagic larval stage is found in nearly all demersal marine teleost fishes, and it is during ... distribution—has negligible influence on larval dispersal. Because advection by currents can take place ... over huge scales during a pelagic larval stage that typically lasts for several days to several ... of the pelagic larval stage of perciform fishes, the simplifying assumption is invalid. Near settlement ...
2005 Fisher, R; Leis J.M; Clark D.L; Wilson, S.K.. Critical swimming speeds of late-stage coral reef fish larvae: variation within species, among species and between locations. Marine Biology 147 5 1201-1212.
The swimming abilities of larval fishes are important for their survival, potentially affecting ... significantly correlated with size and larval morphology. Correlations were found between swimming ...
2005 Leis J.M.. A larva of the eteline lutjanid, Randallichthys filamentosus (Pisces: Perciformes), with comments on phylogenetic implications of larval morphology of basal lutjanids. Zootaxa 1008 57-64.
implications of larval morphology of basal lutjanids ... : Perciformes), with comments on phylogenetic implications of larval morphology of basal lutjanids ...
2004 Leis J.M; Hay A.C; A.G. Miskiewicz. Larval development of the rare Australian aploactinid fish Matsubarichthys inusitatus (Pisces: Scorpaeniformes). Zoological Studies 43 3 580-588.
Australia Larval development ... . Hay and Anthony G. Miskiewicz (2004) Larval development of the rare Australian Aploactinid fish ... Matsubarichthys inusitatus (Pisces: Scorpaeniformes). Zoological Stduies 43(3): 580-588. Larval ... this description results in the larval development of M. inusitatus being the best documented of any ...
2004 Leis J.M; Hay A.C.. Larval development of Achoerodus viridis (Pisces: Labridae), the Australian Eastern Blue Groper. Ichthyological Research 51 1 46-51.
of Achoerodus viridis Larval development ... ) captured in plankton nets and larval fish beach seines. Development is typical for labrids. Larvae ...
2003 Kupriyanova, E.K.. Evolution of life history in Serpulimorph polychaetes: a phylogenetic analysis.. Hydrobiologia 496 105-114.
of lecithotrophic, larval development in marine invertebrates has been recently challenged ...
2003 Leis J.M; Trnski, T; Dufour, V; Harmelin-Vivien, M; Renon, J.-P; Galzin, R.. Local completion of the pelagic larval stage of coastal fishes in the coral-reef lagoons of the Society and Tuamotu Islands. Coral Reefs 22 3 271-290.
larval s Local completion ... of the pelagic larval stage of coastal fishes in the coral-reef lagoons of the Society and Tuamotu ... that these rare and absent taxa normally do not complete their larval phase in lagoons. Taxa were considered ... present in the lagoon plankton samples from across a full larval size range. In the high-island barrier ...
2003 Leis J.M; Carson-Ewart B.M.. Orientation of pelagic larvae of coral-reef fishes in the ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 252 239-253.
that of currents in either direction or speed, demonstrating that larval behaviour can result in non-passive ...
2003 Leis J.M.. What does larval fish biology tell us about the design and efficacy of marine protected areas?. Aquatic Protected Areas: What works best and how do we know? Proceedings of the World Congress on Aquatic Protected Areas, Cairns, August 2002 170-180.
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2002 Leis J.M; T. Trnski; L.E. Beckley. Larval development of Pagellus natalensis and what larval morphology indicates about relationships in the perciform fish family Sparidae. Marine and Freshwater Research 53 367-376.
natalensi Larval development ... of Pagellus natalensis and what larval morphology indicates about relationships in the perciform ...
2002 Leis J.M; McCormick, M.I.. The biology, behaviour and ecology of the pelagic, larval stage of coral-reef fishes. Coral Reef Fishes: New insights into their ecology 171-199.
, behaviour and ecology of the pelagic, larval stage of coral-reef fishes ...
2002 Kingsford, M.J; Leis J.M; Shanks A; Lindeman, K; Morgan, S; Pineda, J.. Sensory environments, larval abilities and local self-recruitment. Bulletin of Marine Science 70 Supplement 1 309-340.
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2001 Kupriyanova, E.K; E. Nishi; H.A. ten Hove; A.V. Rzhavsky. A review of life history in serpulimorph polychaetes: ecological and evolutionary perspectives. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review 39 1-101.
, spawning and fertilisation, larval development and morphology, larval ecology and behaviour (including ... larval swimming, feeding, photoresponse, and defences), brooding, settlement and metamorphosis ... the settlement and those experienced during the larval stage. Maturation is reached at a certain body ... variability in the organic content of eggs and/or facultative larval feeding of some serpulids ...
1999 Leis J.M; T. Trnski. Larval development of the Indo-Pacific perciform fish, Centrogenys vaigiensis (Pisces: Centrogeniidae). Ichthyological Research 46 4 413-418.
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1998 Fautin D; Leis J.M; R.K. Cowen. Larval processes and settlement: session summary. ReeFish 95: Recruitment and population dynamics of coral reef fishes 26-31.
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1998 Moulds M.S.. New larval food plants for Australian hawk moths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). Australian Entomologist 25 1 13-22.
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1998 Leis J.M; R.K. Cowen. Biases associated with studying the larval stage of fishes from the perspective of adult habitat, develpomental stage and taxonomic grouping. ReeFish 95: Recruitment and population dynamics of coral reef fishes 123-126.
with studying the larval stage of fishes from the perspective of adult habitat, develpomental stage ...
1997 Leis, J.M; B.M. Carson-Ewart. In situ swimming speeds of the late larvae of some Indo-Pacific coral reef fishes. Marine Ecology Progress Series <em>159 </em> 165-174.
outside the MPA boundary. The second is supposed to result primarily from larval export from the MPA ... of replenishment over large scales is largely based on theoretical considerations of larval dispersal and larval ... as conservation tools. This paper reviews recent advances in understanding larval fish biology and behavioural ...
1997 Leis J.M; C.D. van der Lingen. Larval development and relationships of the galjoen fishes of southern Africa (Perciformes: Dichistiidae). Bulletin of Marine Science 60 1 100-116.
and relationships of Larval development ...
1997 Leis J.M; Bullock, S; Bray D.J; Lee, K.. Larval development in the lutjanid subfamily Apsilinae (Pisces): the genus Paracaesio. Bulletin of Marine Science 61 3 697-742.
in the lutjanid subfa Larval development ...
1996 Leis, J.M; M.A. McGrouther. Regional Larval Fish Archives now in operation: Availability of an important Fisheries Resource. Australian Society for Fish Biology, Inc. Newsletter 26 2 25-31.
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1996 Leis J.M; Sweatman, H.P.A; Reader, S.E.. What the pelagic stages of coral reef fishes are doing out in blue water: daytime field observations of larval behaviour. Marine and Freshwater Research 47 2 401-411.
stages of coral reef fishes are doing out in blue water: daytime field observations of larval ...