Aquatic Life

Clownfish: Symbiosis And Anemonefish

Clown fish are one of the few fish species that can swim freely among poisonous sea anemones. Watch the amazing symbiotic relationship of these two creatures, and see how sardines and jellyfish coexist.


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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Ocellaris clownfish living in sea anemones were the species of fish featured in "Finding Nemo." 02:23

  2. The porcelain anemone crab uses a symbiotic relationship with its environment to protect itself. 03:34

  3. Some anemones, like the tube anemone, have tentacles with barbs, points, stingers<span style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.428571429;">&nbsp;or other harmful defenses.</span> 04:29