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Clownfish provide clues to animal conflicts

(PhysOrg.com) -- Animal societies are hotbeds of conflict and cooperation, with creatures helping each other one moment and fighting the next. Biologist Andrew Zink has developed a new theoretical framework ...

Jul 02, 2009
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Why the urge to find 'Nemo' has helped fish diversify

Caring parents foster successful offspring, or so the thinking goes. But for reef fishes, such as Disney's charismatic clownfish, Nemo, the effects of parental care stretch right across evolutionary time ...

Jun 12, 2014
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Reef fish arrived in two waves

(Phys.org) —The world's reefs are hotbeds of biological diversity, including over 4,500 species of fish. A new study shows that the ancestors of these fish colonized reefs in two distinct waves, before ...

Apr 10, 2014
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Nemo can't go home

Round the planet the loveable clownfish Nemo may be losing his home, a new scientific study has revealed.

Aug 20, 2013
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