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Old 01-29-2010, 08:40 PM   #1
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Default New Study Reveals Red Grouper are Frank Lloyd Wrights of the Sea

New Study Reveals Red Grouper are Frank Lloyd Wrights of the Sea
Florida State Research shows that red groupers create critical habitat for spiny lobsters and other commercially important species

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"Watching these fish dig holes was amazing enough,” says Coleman, “but then we realized that the sites served to attract mates, beneficial species such as cleaner shrimp that pick parasites and food scraps off the resident fish, and a variety of prey species for the red grouper. So it's no surprise that the fish are remarkably sedentary. Why move if everything you need comes to you?”
“The research is incredibly valuable because it demonstrates how interconnected species are in the sea,” says Dr. Susan Williams...
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Old 02-06-2010, 09:22 PM   #2
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Has anyone searched for a YouTube video of a Red Grouper digging holes?
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