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Clownfish

Clownfish are feisty fish that have

a special relationship with sea anemones

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Fun Facts

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Defences
They have a layer of mucus that protects their body from the stinging tentacles of sea anemones.
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Appearance
They have bright orange bodies with white bands.
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Did you know?
The largest male of the group has the ability to change its gender when the dominant female is lost.
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Defences
They have a layer of mucus that protects their body from the stinging tentacles of sea anemones.
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Appearance
They have bright orange bodies with white bands.

About the Clownfish

    How They Communicate
    Living in small groups, clownfish communicate by making clicking and popping sounds.
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Relationship with other Species

    Commensal Relationship
    In exchange for shelter and protection, clownfish remove parasites and provide nutrients for the sea anemones.
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