Expatriation of Xyrichtys novacula (Pisces: Labridae) larvae: evidence of rapid cross-slope exchange

J. A. Hare, R. K. Cowen

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Abstract

Larvae of Xyrichtys novacula have been collected in the Middle Atlantic Bight hundreds of kilometers north of reported adult ranges. It is suggested that larvae are rapidly transported from south of Cape Hatteras by advection associated with the Gulf Stream and a concomitant cross-slope flow related with the western edge of warm-core rings. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)801-823
Number of pages23
JournalJournal of Marine Research
Volume49
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

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