They get just a thin slice of the revenue pie from their harvest of clownfish, damselfish, anthias, tomato anemonefish
, wrasse, butterflyfish, lionfish, moorish idol, parrotfish and other species.
Macro Critters such as ghost pipefishes, leaf scorpionfish, shrimps, nudibranchs, sea horses, several species of clownfish including the much-desired panda anemonefish
are in residence.
The anaesthetic effect of camphor (Cinnamomum camphora), clove (Syzygium aromaticum) and mint (Mentha arvensis) essential oils on clown anemonefish
, Amphiprion ocellaris (Cuvier 1830).
Back on land, close to the Wheel, I laughed out loud at the antics of the sea otters in the Seattle Aquarium, gave up trying to work out where a sleeping octopus began and ended, and loved the colours of the Clown Anemonefish
as they darted about their tank.
High mobility of the protandrous anemonefish
Amphiprion frenatus: nonrandom pair formation in limited shelter space.
Nutritional exchange in a tropical tripartite symbiosis: direct evidence for the transfer of nutrients from anemonefish
to host anemone and zooxanthellae.
Ontogeny of the digestive and feeding systems in the anemonefish
In the Red Sea, endemic two-band anemonefish
Amphiprion bicinctus are obligate mutualists with three species of giant sea anemone hosts: Entacmaea quadricolor, Heteractis crispa and Heteractis magnifica (12-14).
In a new study, young anemonefish
(Amphiprion melanopus) exposed to elevated carbon dioxide levels and warmer water grew more slowly and died at higher rates.
Amphiprion pacificus, a new species of anemonefish
(Pomacentridae) from Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and Wallis Island.
FINCREDIBLE J Oceanic white-tip shark in outer islands, Bahamas HIDE AND SEA J Anemonefish
living within host anemone in Japan HIGH FLIER J A wrought iron butterflyfish GOOD REEF n Red snappers and diver swimming over coral reef GOLD DIGGER n Brightly coloured fish inside container on sea bed EYE-OPENER J Blue-eyed triplefin WHALE OF A TIME n Southern right whale off the Auckland Islands, New Zealand
Ever since the animated film Finding Nemo hit the big screen, children have been visiting aquarium shops to buy their own Nemo, short for anemonefish