Contact: Teresa Riordan
Princeton University, Engineering School
Caption: That sweet little face peering out of a coral labyrinth is that of a a goby fish. A goby fish is dependent on coral for its home, and in turn will often clean algae that would otherwise smother the coral. This photo was taken the course of field research for the Coral Reefs lab course in Panama (EEB 346) for a project on the ecology of coral reefs, focusing on interactions between corals, algae, and sea urchins.
Credit: Chhaya Werner, undergraduate Class of 2014, Princeton University Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
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