With its dynamic orange tone and white stripes, otherwise called bars, the clownfish is among the most famous ocean animals. Yet, how does Nemo foster its particular look? Researchers are getting familiar with that cycle.
The speed at which a clownfish fosters its white bars is associated with which ocean anemone species it chooses to live in, another examination distributed on Monday in PNAS has found.
Clownfish live cooperatively with both of two ocean anemone species: Heteractis magnifica – otherwise called the brilliant ocean anemone, described by longer, streaming limbs – and Stichodactyla gigantea, or goliath cover anemone, a more poisonous assortment with more limited appendages