The Shrimp-Goby Connection: An Ocean Odd Couple

GOOGLE THIS FISH, THE SPOTTED PRAWN GOBY, and most of the posts you’ll find are for the aquarium trade; Amblyeleotris guttata appears to be a popular fish for home saltwater aquariums. Www.fishbase.org carries a listing for it, but it’s largely related to it colors, size and distribution (which is the Western Pacific from the Philippines down to the Great Barrier Reef at Australia; this photo was taken on the GBR). IT’S A SHRIMPGOBY   All of

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Help Save Mangroves!

MANGROVE FORESTS AROUND THE WORLD are being destroyed every day, especially in Asis. The most damaging cause is the constant need for shrimp farmers to abandon old sites and clear mangroves for new ones. An easy step we all can take is to take the Mangrove Action Project’s  Farmed Shrimp Pledge to avoid farmed shrimp. You can read more about mangroves and their importance in “In the Mangrove Grove.”  

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