RE: NANFA-- strange fish question

Ken Wintin (
Tue, 12 Dec 2000 12:10:14 -0800

I'm not too sure about this one, but it sounds like the deep-sea angler
fish. The males, which are much smaller than the females, attach
themselves to a female, if they can find one, and join to their circulatory
systems. They receive nutrition from the female, and add their sperm.
Sounds like a sexual parasitic relationship, or rather symbiotic. I hear
that it gets really lonely on the ocean bottom.


-----Original Message-----
From: Sajjad Lateef []
Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2000 11:58 AM
Subject: NANFA-- strange fish question

Someoone asked me:

Are you aware of the ? fish, where the male actually becomes part of the


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