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Description of larvae of Eleotris perniger (Teleostei: Eleotridae) in transition from saltwater to freshwater from Montserrat, West Indies

TitleDescription of larvae of Eleotris perniger (Teleostei: Eleotridae) in transition from saltwater to freshwater from Montserrat, West Indies
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2021
AuthorsSchmidt, RE, McMullin, E, Wright, JJ, Weatherwax, BR
JournalNovitates Caribaea
Issue18
Pagination38 - 45
Date PublishedMar-07-2022
ISSN2071-9841
Keywordsamphidromy, Caribbean Island, Smallscale Spinycheek Sleeper
Abstract

Larvae  of  the  Smallscaled  Spinycheek  Sleeper  (Eleotris  perniger)  in  transition  from  saltwater to freshwater were identified using COI and 16S gene sequences and the morphology and color pattern were then described. Available freshwater habitat for this species on Montserrat is minimal and continued existence is threatened by potential water withdrawals.

URLhttp://www.novitatescaribaea.do/index.php/novitates/article/view/263
DOI10.33800/nc.vi1810.33800/nc.vi18.263
Short TitleNovit. Caribaea