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How a dottyback catches his damsel

The Great Barrier Reef's dottyback fish changes colour to look like its favourite prey, the damsel fish. Vivane Richter reports on this unique strategy.

Dottybacks change color to imitate the damselfish in their surroundings and sneak up on their young.
Dottybacks change color to imitate the damselfish in their surroundings and sneak up on their young.