Twoband anemonefish in an anemone

Twoband anemonefish in an anemone

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Caption: Twoband anemonefish (Amphiprion bicinctus) in an anemone. Anemonefish, also called clownfish, live in association with anemones. Both partners benefit in a mutualistic association. Slime on the fish's skin prevents the anemone's stinging cells from damaging it. The fish sleeps, evades danger, eats, and lays its eggs between the poisonous tentacles. The anemonefish cleans the anemone and also ensures a supply of food detritus for the anemone to feed on. Photographed in the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt.

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