ABOVE: A pair of Labroides dimidiatus cleaner fish cleaning a puffer fish
Cleaner Fish Alter Behavior if Partners Can See Them “Cheating”
A study of feeding behavior suggests the fish feed differently in front of their partners—a behavioral feature also found in primates.
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Cleaner Fish Alter Behavior if Partners Can See Them “Cheating”
Cleaner Fish Alter Behavior if Partners Can See Them “Cheating”

A study of feeding behavior suggests the fish feed differently in front of their partners—a behavioral feature also found in primates.

A study of feeding behavior suggests the fish feed differently in front of their partners—a behavioral feature also found in primates.

ABOVE: © ISTOCK.COM, HANSGERTBROEDER

visual field

Image of nerve fibers shown in green and red
Neurons Simplify Visual Signals by Responding to Only One Retina
Anne N. Connor | Oct 1, 2021
Mice have neurons that connect to both eyes but only propagate the signal from one or the other, simplifying the information sent to the cerebral cortex.