Climate change is causing massive coral reef bleaching events and these, in turn, are triggering more frequent fights between coral reef fishes over diminishing food resources

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Butterflyfish are getting into more unnecessary fights due to a reduction in food. This pair of Philippine (or panda) butterflyfish (Chaetodon adiergastos) were photographed sheltering under an Acropora table coral off the coast of Australia’s Christmas Island. (Credit: Sally Keith)

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