Clean body, clean mind

19 Mar 2018

Research vessel on waterResearchers from The University of Queensland and Université de Montréal have shown coral reef fish learn less when they have a parasite infection and can’t access ‘cleaning’ fish such as wrasse.

Dr Derek Sun and Dr Alexandra Grutter from UQ’s School of Biological Sciences were part of a team that measured the ability of fish to solve a feeding test at the Lizard Island Research Station on the Great Barrier Reef.

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