WASHINGTON – The toxic seaweed that has been damaging coral reefs across the seven seas may have finally met its match: a Goby fish.
Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found evidence that the Goby fish responds to chemical signals given off by coral when the toxic seaweed makes it way to the reefs. The fish then act as predators to the seaweed.
Host Andrew Hiller spoke with Mark Hay, a professor in the School of Biology at Georgia Tech, to learn more.
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