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Pearlfish are marine fish in the Carapidae family of ray...

wikipedia - 07 Nov 2016
Pearlfish are marine fish in the Carapidae family of ray-finned fishes. Pearlfishes inhabit the tropical waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans at depths to 2,000 m (6,600 ft), along oceanic shelves and slopes. They are slender, elongated fish with no scales, translucent bodies, and dorsal fin rays which are shorter than their anal fin rays. Adults of most species live symbiotically inside various invertebrate hosts, and some live parasitically inside sea cucumbers. The l

Second man charged with burglary at hotel in Bury St Edmunds

East Anglian Daily Times - 09 Oct 2018
Forty-two-year-old Daniel Todd, of King's Close, in Mildenhall, was charged with burglary at Worlington Hall Country Hotel and also charged with a second burglary at the Black Pearl Fish and Chip Shop, in Beck Row, on September 23. He was remanded in ...

Two new plants from Turkey enter world botanical literature

Daily Sabah - 07 Oct 2018
In surveys conducted by inland water fish experts, four new fish species of pearlfish, whiskered fish, Eğirdir long snout scraper and pike were found for the first time in the city," he added. He said that within the scope of the project, new plans and ...

How Pearlfish Use Oysters as Underwater Amplifiers for Communication

Scientific American (blog) - 18 Dec 2014
A new study has revealed how marine pearlfish communicate with each other from the confines of their very safe and comfy homes inside oysters - they use the internal structure of the shell to amplify their strange, pulsing noises to the ocean outside.

How This Fish Survives in a Sea Cucumber's Bum

National Geographic - 10 May 2016
There are many species of pearlfish. Some live independently, but several make their homes in the bodies of shellfish, starfish, and other marine animals. Indeed, they got their name after one individual was found inside an oyster, dead and embedded ...

UPDATE: Second man charged with Worlington Hotel burglary

Bury Free Press - 06 Oct 2018
42 year old Daniel Todd of King's Close in Mildenhall was charged with burglary at Worlington Hall Country Hotel and also charged with a second burglary at the Black Pearl Fish and Chip Shop in Beck Row on September 23. He was remanded in custody to ...

Watch: Sea Cucumbers Are The Ocean's Vacuum Cleaners

National Geographic - 29 Aug 2018
Some species will share their sea cucumber with other pearlfish, but others are extremely territorial and will defend the cavity they've claimed. Most seem to do their host no harm, but at least one genus, called Encheliophis, is known to eat the sea ...

This Fish Burrows Up A Sea Cucumber's Anus For Safety (And Food)

Popular Science - 25 Oct 2016
Once the pearlfish sees its window of opportunity, it has to make one of the toughest decisions in the animal kingdom: whether to enter the sea cucumber's bum tail first or head first. This, of course, all depends on the size of the orifice (called a ...

Seeking Respite From a Hectic Bangalorean Life? Head to Kannur News - 04 Oct 2018
The local food of Kerala is absolutely unmissable: from Karimeen Polichattu (pearl fish), idiyappam, to appams, Ulli Theeyal (shallots curry), and Alleppey Fish curry – you must sample everything. For vegetarians – simple south-indian fare vellappam ...

The fish that lives in a sea cucumber anus

Australian Geographic (blog) - 08 Aug 2014
Not all pearlfish find the experience of living inside another sea creature so perilous. It's actually a lot safer for them than any other living arrangement, because it allows them to hide their delicate bodies away from predators during the day ...

Chippy 2 tops charts for the best takeaway in Walsall - 26 Apr 2018
Pearl's Fish Bar owner, Shamim Ahmed, said: "Coming second is a very good result – it is excellent news. "It is thanks to the people and our customers who voted for us. This is the first time we have entered the competition and it is great to get this ...

Three of nature's most bizarre relationships

Particle - 11 Dec 2017
WA Museum Curator of Fishes Glenn Moore says the pearlfish dart out at night-time to hunt and retreat back into the sea cucumbers by day. Some pearlfish take things a little too far, however, and parasitise their cucumber homes. What do they eat?

Cora Pearl

Just Opened London (blog) - 10 Jul 2018
OPENED 98 DAYS AGO. By Editorial. The team behind Mayfair's award-winning spot Kitty Fisher's launch a second restaurant in Covent Garden – Cora Pearl is now open. Named after the infamous nineteenth-century courtesan, Cora Pearl draws inspiration ...

Sea Cucumber Butts

PBS - 12 Jan 2017
Finally, and perhaps strangest of all, small skinny fish called pearlfish actually make sea cucumber butts their home. Many pearlfish live peacefully with their sea cucumber hosts. They're what're called “inquilines,” which means that they're organisms ...

Finally, There's a Book About Which Animals Fart

Gizmodo - 03 Apr 2018
And sea cucumbers don't fart, but there are species of pearlfish that live (and feed) on their genitalia. Rabaiotti isn't worried about what a fart book might do to her professional career. In fact, she's writing another book soon. She told Gizmodo ...

This Fish Hides for Safety in a Sea Cucumber's Rectum... Yep.

Mic - 14 Apr 2016
Natural World notes the pearlfish is actually rather "clever" for performing a colonoscopy on living in the sea cucumber because most sea predators are repulsed by it. Both creatures remain safe, even though one creature takes the backdoor to sanctuary.

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