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The Anemone Fish  (1983)

The Anemone fish is one of the fishes about whose life and behaviour most details are known and for a lot of that information one can thank marine biologist Hand Fricke for his reasearch over the years. This film shows how through experiments on a coral reef the fish recognises its home or its partner and how these fish actually have a memory. One particular experiment shows under what conditions anemone fish born as males can go through a sex change and become females.

Film credits

Camera: Hans Fricke
Director: Hans Fricke
Editor: Cornelia Canady
Narrator: Georg Kostya
Production Organisation: Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
Script: Hans Fricke
Sound: Hans Fricke