COMMON NAME: Clownfish
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Amphiprioninae
GROUP NAME: School
AVERAGE LIFE SPAN IN THE WILD: 6 to 10 years
SIZE: 4.3 inches – which is about the size of a teacup (1)
These cute fish were made extra famous in the movie “Finding Nemo” – but it turns out the fish in that movie are actually called fake anemonefish.
Clownfish are reef dwellers and are named for the anemone they live around. They are recognized by their by their famous orange color and three distinctive white stripes.