148: Algae Farming Fish

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148: Algae Farming Fish

We catch you up with an update on fluorescing animals and then jump right into new research on Longfin Damsel fish that use Mysid shrimp to farm algae.

Stegastes nigricans, photo by Andrew Green
Mysid shrimp image: Melev’s Reef

Check out more about this mutualistic relationship here: https://theconversation.com/we-found-algae-farming-fish-that-domesticate-tiny-shrimp-to-help-run-their-farms-151615

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