Anemonefish unveil sea anemone diversity; human perception challenged.

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Anemonefish, the true taxonomists of the sea, reveal surprising genetic diversity in giant sea anemones! Scientists at OIST and Academia Sinica uncover distinct lineages of bubble-tip sea anemones in Japan, challenging human perception.

Through intricate experiments and genetic analysis, researchers unveil four unique genetic lineages within Entacmaea quadricolor. These lineages, undetectable to the human eye, hold crucial implications for marine biodiversity.

Anemonefish, equipped with sensory prowess, distinguish between these cryptic species with ease, while humans rely on molecular data for identification.

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