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Interspecific Communicative and Coordinated Hunting between Groupers and Giant Moray Eels in the Red Sea

  • Redouan Bshary mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: redouan.bshary@unine.ch

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

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  • Andrea Hohner,

    Affiliations: Department of Zoology, University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, University of Cambridge, Department of Zoology, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Karim Ait-el-Djoudi,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

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  • Hans Fricke

    Affiliations: Max-Planck-Institut für Verhaltensphysiologie Seewiesen, Starnberg, Germany, Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften (GEOMAR), Universität Kiel, Kiel, Germany

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  • Published: December 05, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040431

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Observation and reference

Posted by plosbiology on 07 May 2009 at 22:15 GMT

Author: Jonathan Miller
Position: Dive Instructor / Attorney
Institution: Self
E-mail: jon.jonmiller@gmail.com
Submitted Date: January 02, 2007
Published Date: January 2, 2007
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My son and I have observed moray eel - grouper interactions in the waters while diving near Key Largo. Additionally this fish behavior was reported in a book, Fish Behavior by DeLoach and Humann. This is a lovely study. Kudos.

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