Of the 29 species of clownfish, there are two types commonly referred to as percula clownfish (A. percula and A. ocellaris).
This family of fish is also known as anemonefish because of the symbiotic relationship they have with sea anemones. The clownfish brings food to the anemone in exchange for protection. By building up a protective mucous coating, the clownfish is able to protect itself from the stinging cells of the anemone, but the predators of the clownfish do not have this coating and thus leave them alone while they are in the anemone.
Clownfish are omnivores, feeding on algae, zooplankton, worms, and small crustaceans.
Clownfish grow to approximately 3 inches in length.
Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Solomon Islands
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