Tag: symbiotic relationship

Sucker fish (remoras) and turtles in a commensal relationship

Photo credit: Mohamed Hassan (ORCA, Marsa Alam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The Remoras are a group of fish that belong to the family “Echeneidae” and may be called suckerfish. They lack swim bladder; instead they use a sucking disc on the top of their heads to attach themselves …

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Red Sea fishes (Hermit crabs)

Photo credit: To a gentleman who I met once and it is shame to miss his name (thanks friend for the collection you shared with me years ago and forgive my weak memory) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal General information: There are more than 600 species of hermit crabs in the world; out of which few species are …

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