In nature, some animals depend on another species for survival. The special relationship between sea anemones and clown fish demonstrates how creatures in the same habitat can rely on each other for defence.
- Symbiosis is when two species live in a close relationship.
- It can be beneficial.
- It occurs between fungi, plants and animals species.
- The gobi fish and pistol shrimp protect and provide for one another.
All organisms depend on others to survive, but some take their relationships with other species to extremes.
When different species live in very close association with each other it's called symbiosis.
When this relationship is beneficial to both organisms, it's known as mutualism.
Mutualism can be seen in most ecosystems and between all …
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