And fish that have domesticated a shrimp!

I try to avoid two posts on one day, but these two are related. Not only do trees warn each other of aphid attacks, but new research has identified a farmer – domestic animal relationship between a species of fish and a shrimp.

The damselfish protect the shrimps from predators. In exchange, the shrimps poop on the fishs’ algae farms, improving the quality of their crop.

You know, just like human farmers have been doing through the ages?

About Dr Bob Rich

I am a professional grandfather. My main motivation is to transform society to create a sustainable world in which my grandchildren and their grandchildren in perpetuity can have a life, and a life worth living. This means reversing environmental idiocy that's now threatening us with extinction, and replacing culture of greed and conflict with one of compassion and cooperation.
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2 Responses to And fish that have domesticated a shrimp!

  1. Carolyn Howard-Johnson says:

    OMG, you are too funny!

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