Re: Parasites? Or just along for the ride?


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Posted by Ross-O on May 23, 2005 at 16:15:53:

In Reply to: Parasites? Or just along for the ride? posted by Chuck Tribolet on May 23, 2005 at 16:09:38:

They seem to have some sort of head that is buried in the face of the fish and some tentacles or legs or something that hang out. Anytime I approach the BSB or a cleaner fish comes up, the parasite retracts those appendages back into the head. I'm not sure the cleaner fish can get at them since they seem to retract quickly.

I would love to know more about these things. Please speak up if anyone knows their name or has any more info.

Ross


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