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In a perfect example of symbiosis, a Western Skunk Anemonefish, Amphiprion akallopisos, snuggles among tentacles of its host, a Magnificent Sea Anemone, Heteractis magnifica. The fish is immune to the tentacles' sting which would kill most other fish, a situation that provides safe shelter for the Anemonefish. In return, the Anemonefish fiercely protects its host from any perceived threats. Similan Islands Marine National Park, Thailand, Andaman Sea
In a perfect example of symbiosis, a Western Skunk Anemonefish, Amphiprion akallopisos, snuggles among tentacles of its host, a Magnificent Sea Anemone, Heteractis magnifica. The fish is immune to the tentacles' sting which would kill most other fish, a situation that provides safe shelter for the Anemonefish. In return, the Anemonefish fiercely protects its host from any perceived threats. Similan Islands Marine National Park, Thailand, Andaman Sea
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