SYMBIOSIS AT SEA: Remora attaches self to, lives with shark


The synergy between the remora, a tropical fish, and the deadly shark is another example of some aquatic creatures existing by mutual consent.

“THE READERS DIGEST BOOK OF Strange stories, amazing facts” stated: “The remora attaches itself by means of a suction disc on its head, and lives on the parasites that attack the shark’s skin. Sometimes it detaches itself to feed on scraps from the shark’s kill, and is totally ignored by its fearsome host.”

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