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Fig. 35. Ecological function of the association behavior between jack mackerel and jellyfish is suggested to change ontogenetically from meeting place among conspecifics to refuge from predators and feeding place. *1 and *2 represent locations of Tsushima and Maizuru study sites, respectively. All the inserted pictures were taken in Maizuru. Seeding area of giant jellyfish (Kawahara et al. 2006) and spawning area of jack mackerel (Sassa et al. 2006) were shaded.

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