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It’s a Fish Eat Fish World: Parasitism on Coral Reefs

As my previous blog posts have discussed, coral reefs are not only ecologically diverse but also diverse in the types of interactions expressed between individuals and communities. My first post explored some examples of mutualistic relationships on coral reefs while … Continue reading

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Be Wary of the New Fish in Town

Many aquariums boast exhibits of exotic fish from faraway places. While these may seem like harmless attractions behind the glass, these fish don’t always stay behind glass. Oftentimes, these foreign fish are released into local waters, altering their new environment. In my … Continue reading

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King of the Western Atlantic, the Lionfish

While lions are considered the kings of the jungle, lionfish seem to be exerting their reign over the Atlantic coast of the United States as well as the Caribbean. Lionfish may seem like an innocent beauty, with they’re intricately patterned … Continue reading

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