Clownfish (Anemonefish)

Clownfish, also known as anemonefish, are colorful, tropical members of the damselfish family. All are "obligate symbionts" with large sea anemones - they can survive and reproduce only when living under the protection of their host anemone. Clownfish gain "immunity" to an anemone’s powerful sting, by gradually exposing more of their bodies to the tentacles, until they have acquired a protective coating of the anemone’s own mucus. Typically, an anemone plays host to a single pair of adult fish, and a variable number of juveniles.

Skunk Anemonefish
Thailand
Pink Clownfish
Philippines
Pink Clownfish
Indonesia
Clown Anemonefish
Papua New Guinea
False Clown Anemonefish
Indonesia
Red and Black Clownfish
Fiji
Two-band Anemonefish
Red Sea
Orange-fin Clownfish
Fiji
Two-band Anemonefish
Red Sea
Spine-cheek Anemonefish
New Guinea
Spine-cheek Anemonefish,
New Guinea
Clown Anemonefish,
New Guinea
Pink Clownfish
Australia
False Clown Anemonefish
Indonesia
Maldives Anemonefish
Maldives
Tomato Clownfish,
Philippines
Skunk Anemonefish
Thailand
Pink Clownfish
Papua New Guinea
Red and Black Anemonefish,
New Guinea
Saddleback Clownfish
Papua New Guinea
Barrier Reef Clownfish
Australia
Clark's Anemonefish
Solomon Islands
Seychelles Anemonefish
Seychelles
Red Saddleback Clownfish
Thailand

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