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post #1 of 2 Old 01-06-2012, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
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Jawfish and Octopus association discovered

I thought this might be of interest to many of you. It is a video of the association between the Black Marbled Jawfish (a marine fish) and the Mimic Octopus. According to the writeup, this special relationship was unknown before scientists filmed it in this video.

Another evolutionary marvel from this amazing planet we live on.

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Something we all need to remember: The fish you've acquired was quite happy not being owned by you, minding its own business. If you’re going to take it under your wing then you’re responsible for it. Every aspect of its life is under your control, from water quality and temperature to swimming space. [Nathan Hill in PFK]
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post #2 of 2 Old 01-06-2012, 04:25 PM
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Read about that a couple days ago, pretty cool a fish using a squid for protection.

Heres one of a cone snail catching a fish! Thats right a snail that catches fish, score one for the Invertebrates BBC Nature - How a venomous cone snail catches and kills fish
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