Anemonefish – A wolf in sheep’s clothes

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I guess it’s safe to say that most of us have seen, or at least heard of, Pixar’s movie ”Finding Nemo”. It tells about a young clownfish, which gets caught by divers to be sold as an aquarium fish. Daddy clownfish comes to the rescue and after countless threatening and funny adventures they are reunited and they live happily ever after. We tend to see these little orange fish as cute, harmless little … well, Nemos. But in fact, they are quite the opposite. The “sheep”-part of the sheep Clownfish…read more

116 pages of cuteness

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When Walt Disney and Pixar released the animation movie “Finding Nemo” in 2003 clownfish had been around already for centuries. Many of the characters from the movie have become “well-known” in the sense that people (snorkelers and divers) now better recognize the species. The clownfish, however, has made a huge entrée. Especially new divers, but also snorkelers, find those “Nemo fish” super cute. And sure they are. What most people don’t know, is that the clownfish is part of a much larger family, the Anemonefish (Amphiprioninae). Anemonefish All members of…read more

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