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And speaking of tongue biters!

Many articles talk about the tongue-replacing isopod, Cymothoa exigua, as though it’s a completely unique creature, but there are in fact many more species of these parasites invading a wide variety of fish. Here’s an extremely tiny specimen in the mouth of a clownfish!

Photographed by Matthew Oldfield!

This is all that was really missing from Finding Nemo.


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