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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

Print version ISSN 0101-8175

Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.15 no.3 Curitiba  1998

https://doi.org/10.1590/S0101-81751998000300014 

Moon, tidal and diel influences on catch composition of fishes in the surf zone of Pontal do Sul beach, Paraná

 

 

Rodrigo Santiago GodefroidI,II; Marion HofstaetterI,II; Henry L. SpachI

ICentro de Estudos do Mar, Universidade Federal do Paraná. Avenida Beira Mar, 83255-000 Pontal do Paraná, Paraná, Brasil
IICurso de Pós-graduação em Zoologia, Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná. Caixa Postal 19020, 81531-990 Curitiba, Paraná, Brasil

 

 


ABSTRACT

Fishes were sampled by beach seine during the day and night at the high and low sygygy tides, on a sandy beach at the southeast coast of Brazil. The quantitative results appear to indicate a larger concentration of fish in the surf zone of this beach, in low tides at the start and end of the day. Only eight from the 17 most abundant taxa, appeared to have been influenced singly or in combination by the factors of the moon, day, night and tide.

Key words: Brazil, diel changes, fishes, sandy beach, tidal changes


 

 

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Recebido em 02.V.1997; aceito em 03.VIII.1998.

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