No evidence of shelter providing a metabolic advantage to the false clown anemonefish Amphiprion ocellaris

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Abstract

There was no evidence that shelter conveyed a metabolic advantage to the false clown anemonefish Amphiprion ocellaris in terms of standard and routine rates of oxygen uptake. The metabolic and fitness benefit of shelter might not, therefore, be widespread among all fish species.

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