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Constant gardener

Duration: 01:50

The white damsel has its own allotment on the sandy sea floor to cultivate its own food - algae. It has to work very hard to encourage certain algae to grow, as well as removing unwanted ones; a bit like weeding the allotment. Because this patch requires constant attention and work, the white damsel will aggressively chase away any unwanted guests trying to eat her store of food... even unwanted guests the size of presenter Monty Halls!

Available since: Tue 27 Dec 2011


Series Producer
James Brickell
Monty Halls
Executive Producer
Neil Nightingale

This clip is from

Great Barrier Reef Nature's Miracle

1/3 Monty Halls examines the complex structure of the Australian coral reef and its wildlife.

First broadcast: 01 Jan 2012

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