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Scamming Nemo: How cleaning fish are the 'con-men' of the coral reef

Scamming Nemo: How cleaning fish are the ‘con-men’ of the coral reef

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Cleaner wrasse perform a cleaning service for coral reef fish — namely eating parasites off their customer’s skin. However, what the females of some species actually want is to lure in clients and ‘cheat’ them by biting off some tasty mucus before escaping.

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