describe the relation between goby fish and shrimp



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    Sounds like homework; suggest you do some research. If then you do not understand, feel free to ask more specific questions.

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    Pistol shrimp and bottom-dwelling goby form a symbiotic relationship from which both species benefit.  The shrimp’s burrow provides excellent protection for the goby from predators while the goby provides security-like services to the weak-visioned shrimp.  During the day, the goby hovers around the burrow’s opening while the shrimp stays inside searching for food and maintaining the burrow.  If a predator approaches, the goby flicks its tail or retreats into the burrow tunnel, alerting the shrimp to danger.  


    A Goby-Shrimp pair:

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