anemone fish


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anemone fish

n
(Animals) any of various damselfishes of the genus Amphiprion, such as A. percula (clown anemone fish), that usually live closely associated with sea anemones
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Noun1.anemone fish - live associated with sea anemonesanemone fish - live associated with sea anemones  
damselfish, demoiselle - small brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of coral reefs
Amphiprion, genus Amphiprion - damsel fishes
Amphiprion percula, clown anemone fish - an anemone fish of the genus Amphiprion
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