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On Guard for Thee: Reef Fish Discovered Standing Watch

Now researchers at James Cook University on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef have documented an extraordinary system of teamwork among pairs of herbivorous rabbitfishes, family Siganidae, with partners offering each other “coordinated vigilance” during grazing sessions when the fish are especially vulnerable to falling prey to larger carnivores.

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