dimethylsulphoniopropionate
a chemical released by phytoplankton and benthic algae, associated with coral reefs, when eaten. Planktivorous reef fishes use this chemical as a foraging clue. Abbreviated as DMSP

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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