Fun Clown Fish Facts For Kids
Interesting Facts About Clown Fish
Thank you for finding our site today! We decided to take some time to write some clown fish facts for kids. I’m sure you are familiar with the infamous clown fish from a very beloved Disney Pixar movie Finding Nemo. This movie made the popular reef dweller even more popular. The clown fish or clown anemonefish (uh-NEM-uh-nee) is probably the most popular fish out there today. I’m excited to bring you some fun but little known facts about the clown fish. Shall we get going?
Amazing Clown Fish Facts For Kids
Fun Facts About Clown Fish For Kids
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If you have seen the Disney Pixar movie Finding Nemo then you have seen or probably know a little about the clown fish. They are bright orange with a
very distinctive 3 white stripes along their body. One right behind their eye, another about mid body then the last is typically right where their tail starts. The markings are never exactly the same, but they are similar enough to give each clown fish a likely appearance.
Clown fish can reach sizes of 4.3 inches (11 centimeters) in length. The name anemonefish derives from their homes. They live in multicolored sea anemones. This do pack a little sting, which help protect the clown fish. They have a mucus layer that makes them immune to the sting of the anemone. It’s a partnership because the anemone’s themselves actually prey on animals as well. They will snack on the leftovers left behind by the clown fish.
The clown fish actually does a little dance to get themselves acclimated to the sea anemone. They touch different parts of their body to the anemone to get used to and more tolerant to the sting.
You can find a clown fish swimming around the shallow waters of the western Pacific Ocean, Red Sea and Indian Ocean. You can find them hanging out at the Great Barrier Reef as well. Click to read more about the great barrier reef! They dwell around shallow reefs but you won’t find them in the Caribbean, Mediterranean or Atlantic Ocean.
Alright, let’s get down to business. Check out below to see some fun clown fish facts for kids!
Interesting Clown Fish Facts For Kids
Before we jump into the amazing clown fish facts, let’s take a look at some quick hitting facts. If you are doing a report or paper on clown fish, this will help you answer some of the easy questions. The amazing facts will be directly below!
Clownfish Facts For Kids
Amazing Facts About Clown Anemone
Here ya go! This is the part you have been waiting for. Here are some awesome facts about clown anemone fish for kids. I think you will be pleasantly surprised at how many things you didn’t know about these clown fish. Let’s get the ball rolling!
Amazing Percula Clownfish Video
See the Percula Clown Fish dancing with a sea anemone.
Amazing Anemone Clown Fish Facts For Kids
Fun Facts About Anemone Clown Fish For Kids
It’s a lot of fun to learn about the amazing fish of the ocean. The Great Barrier Reef and other reef locations host so many amazing and colorful fish. I’m glad you took time out of your busy day today to learn some fun facts about clown fish. They are truly amazing creatures and deserve to be understood and studied. Maybe one day you will be lucky enough to be in one of the oceans or seas that house this little fish and you will be lucky enough to see one.
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Clown Fish Facts For Kids