Kingdom : Animalia
                          Class : Actinopterygii
                       Family : Pomacentrodae
        Scientific Name : Amphiprioninae

                       Size(L) : 10cm - 18cm 
                                        (4in - 7in)
               Water Type : Salt
 Optimum pH Level : 7.9 - 8.4
                  Life Span : 4 - 8 years
                      Colour : Black, White, Red, 
                                       Orange, Yellow

                 Skin Type : Scales
Distinctive Features : Bright marking and 
                                     immune to stings 
                                     from the sea anemone
  1. The clown fish is a species of small fish found near the tropical coral reefs.
  2. They are also known as the anemone fish.
  3. There are around 28 species of clown fish that are recognized in the pacific and the Indian Ocean.
  4. The most common clown fish is the species which is orange and white markings.
  5. They vary in shapes, size and color according to the species.
  6. Clown fish are immune to the stings of sea anemones and are found inhabiting in or around them.
  7. They inhabit a single sea anemone in groups consisting, the breeding male and female with a lot of young males.
  8. Interestingly, all clown fish are born males and have the ability to develop female reproductive organs when needed.
  9. The female clown fish lay their eggs near the sea anemone they inhabit.
  10. The males guard the eggs till they hatch after a weeks’ time.
  11. They are omnivores feeding on both plant and animal matter like algae, plankton, molluscs and small crustaceans.
  12. The exact diet of the clown fish, however depends on the species and their geographic location.
  13. They have their natural predators in large fish, sharks and eels.

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