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Unformatted text preview: blending in, until a small fish comes near, and then the Tie-Dye fish uses its fin to kick off from the coral and snap the small fish up and eat it. The Tie-Dye fish is very small itself, only reaching on average 10 in. when fully grown. In order to seem bigger though, the Tie-Dye fish has adapted very large eyes. Its eyes are extremely disproportionate to its body, causing prey and future food to see it as bigger than it actually is. This is another defense mechanism for the Tie-Dye fish, in addition to its bright coloring....
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course MARS 1020L taught by Professor Teare-ketter during the Spring '11 term at UGA.
- Spring '11