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Research Article

Sun Compass Orientation Helps Coral Reef Fish Larvae Return to Their Natal Reef

  • Published: June 26, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066039

About the Authors

Henrik Mouritsen, Gabriele Gerlach
Institut für Biologie und Umweltwissenschaften, Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
Henrik Mouritsen
Forschungszentrum Neurosensorik, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
Jelle Atema
Boston University Marine Program, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Michael J. Kingsford
School of Marine and Tropical Biology and ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HM GG. Performed the experiments: HM GG. Analyzed the data: HM GG JA MJK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HM GG JA MJK. Wrote the paper: HM GG JA MJK.