The Clownfish
By:Sandy Hassoun

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Clownfish or anemonefish are fish from the subfamily Amphiprioninae in the family Pomacentridae. About twenty eight Species are recognized, one in the genus Maroon_clownfish. while the remaining are in the genus Amphiprion. In the wild they all form Symbiosis Mutualism_(biology) with Sea_anemone. Depending on species, clownfish are overall yellow, orange, reddish, or blackish, and many show white bars or patches. The largest reach a length of 18 centimetres (7.1 in), while the smallest barely reach 10 centimetres (3.9 in).
Caracteristics:external image ClownAnemonefishesAtEdgeOfAnemone.jpg

  • The clown fish is made of one or more cells, like: teeth cells, eye cells, blood cells & skin cells.
  • Th clown fish can grow and develop it grow to reach ledth of 18 centimeters, while the smallest barley reach 10 centimeters.
  • The clown fish can respond. it can talk and respond to athor fish under water.
  • The clown fish can represent and have little fish babies.

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How do the clown fish meet it needs:

  • water: inside the ocean or sea
  • air: under the ocean or sea (the presure under water)
  • shelter: in the ocean or sea under the water.

  • food: in oceans and seas (they eat shrimp, worms)
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  • The clownfish is a type of fish that lives in salt water habitats. It is also called an Anemonefish. Clownfish are typically very bright, orange fish that have three white stripes, one at the head, middle and tail. If you look really closely, you may notice that there are thin black lines around the white stripes. Also, the tips of their fins have a thin black rounded stripe.

scientific classification:
  • kingdom:Animalia
living things in kingdom Animalia are
multicellular, eat other living things
and plants and have some sort of well
fixed structure. external image 2806784418_3b9d9d05b1.jpg

  • phylum:chordata
clown fish is vertebrate
(have a back bone)

  • class:actinopterygii
it is warm blooded, have haired
skin, it have an ear bone,
a good body plan
and a heart

  • order:perciformes
  • family:pomacentridae

  • subfamily:amphiprionrane

  • genus:Amphiprion


  • genus:premnas

some special things the clown fish has:
  • tail: to help it move faster, and swim.
  • gills: to help it breath.
  • skalles: it helps by swimming,moving.
  • arodinamic shape: to help it move faster.
  • orange color: to be different than other fish.

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Hope you enjoyed reading bye!