Facts About Clownfish
Clownfish are named so because of the distinctive white and black markings on their bodies. They fall under the category of colorful group known as damsel fish. There are 28 types of clownfish and all are warm water species. The most commonly found species is called Percula clownfish, identified by bright orange and white stripes on their bodies. There are found in the floor of the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Red Sea and the Great Barrier Reef of Australia.More...
How Long Do Clownfish Live ?
Clownfish are a type of warm water fish, which are very attractive because of the brightly colored bodies. They belong to the damsel fish group and share a symbiotic relationship with the sea anemone in order to survive.
The clownfish breed the year round and lay eggs in large batches. They hatch within four to five days after laying the eggs. The males usually protect and guard them for these four to five days. Some of the not-so-lucky eggs and the newborn fish are eaten away by the other fish. Others who manage to survive normally live up to three to five years of age. More...
What Eats The Clownfish ?
Clownfish are very attractive species falling under the category of damsel fish. They are found near the floor of the oceans like the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Great Australian Barrier Reef and the Red Sea. What attract the attention to them are their bodies, which are brightly colored. This though makes them look attractive and pretty, also draws unwanted attention from the various predator fish that swim around the oceans. More...