‘Nemo’ Finds His Own Way Home
"Tagging would help you to select the right reefs to protect, in order to maintain the overall population -- and the fish catch into the future."
- Glenn Almany, researcher
Off Papua New Guinea - He may have had difficulty finding his way home in "Finding Nemo," but the white and orange clownfish generally finds its way back to its parents after being swept out to sea, new research has found.
The team's findings, published in the latest edition of the international journal Science, could help improve the understanding of how fish larvae disperse and therefore enable better design of marine protected areas, he said.