Tag: "batfish" at biology news
Fish species plays surprise role in aiding coral reef recovery
...ng to light a previously unrecognized role for the batfish
species, which had not been considered a significant player in reef recovery after overfishing. In doing so, the study provides insight into the poorly understood—and potentially complex—forces that influence the state of coral reefs under ecological...
Batfish to the rescue!
...e dramatic flair of comic-book superhero Batman, a batfish
has saved a coral reef that was being choked to de...the dense growth of sargassum weed. "Then these batfish
showed up and got stuck into it. In five days they had halved the amount of weed. In eight weeks it...