Aggregating Species

There is so much to know about aggregating fish. As we learn more about the biology of fishes, so our understanding of the life histories of aggregating species improves. Here are some profiles on the biology and fisheries of fish that aggregate to spawn.

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Also available below are articles about four species

Milkfish (Chanos chanos) from the Philippines- an interesting but rather alarming account

Surgeonfish (Acanthurus nigrofuscus) spawning

Nassau Grouper: a Cautionary Tale of Discovery, Science and Management, probably the best known of all aggregating reef fish

Troubled times for trysting trio: Three aggregating groupers in the live reef food-fish trade