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The Senorita fish (Oxyjulis californica) gets its food in an odd way: it preys upon the parasites that attach themselves to other fishes. This arrangement not only benefits the Senorita fish, which receives a meal, but also the other fish, which loses undesirable parasites. (photo: Dan Richards)


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