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What type of relationship is this an example of?
Sea anemones contain a venom that is used to sting and paralyze their prey. The clownfish contains an enzyme in their scales that makes them immune to the venom. This allows them to freely live in the sea anemone without being harmed.



A. Predator-prey
B. Mutualism
C. Commensalism
D. Parasitism

This question is part of Ecology Exam Review Practice Quiz
Asked by Mbromell, Last updated: Jan 23, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Mar 16, 2017

Commensalism, because there does not seem to be a positive effect on the anenome
 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Jan 22, 2017

3.commensalism
 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Dec 13, 2016

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John Adney

It should be mutualism as clownfish helps sea anemones to attract preys
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Oct 31, 2016

Commensalism
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slypeterz

No its mutualism

rhose_trinidad

Commensalism and not mutualism!

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