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Was Nemo a clownfish?

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Nemo is a false clownfish or a clown anemonefish. True anemonefish/orange clownfish look very similar but live in different habitats. Their most distinctive traits are their orange bodies, three white bands with a black outline and black tips around the fins.
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What are some interesting facts about clown fish?

Although the sea anemone can kill fish that touches it, the clownfish seems immune to its poison. One theory is that a young clownfish builds up immunity by gently brushing against the sea anemone and being stung mildly. This causes the clownfish’s body to secrete a special soothing, protective mucus as a reaction to this.

What types of fish are in Finding Nemo?

Nemo and marlin are the types of fish in finding nemo that belong to clown fish species. Clown fishes got their name from their striped patterns on the body that resembles a clown’s appearance. Clown fishes have their habitat associated to coral reefs and live along side poisonous sea anemones in order to escape...

What is the relationship between a clownfish and a sea anemone?

Clownfish and sea anemone maintain a mutualistic relationship. Clownfish attract prey for sea anemone and clownfish feed on the leftovers of sea anemone meal. Sea anemone provides clownfish a place to live while clownfish drive away the predators of the sea anemone.


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