Life History/Life CycleAll clownfish are bornmale but can change tofemales if they need tofor reproductive reasons.It only takes 4-5 days for100-1,000 eggs to hatch.While they are still in eggform the male will guardthem.
http://bioweb.uwlax.edu/bio203/s2007/berends_bets/habitat.htm Habitat Clownfish are found in the Indo-West Pacific area in coastal bays, reef flats, and reef faces. They live in the top part of the Epipelagic zone. Since they live in the warmest zone, they are adapted to warmer temperatures. (75-85 degrees Fahrenheit)
ADAPTATIONSOne adaption the clown fish is it has rounder fins makingtheir swimming slower but the can accelerate faster thanmost other animals. Another adaption they have is the abilityto bleach their skin and change the color at night so thatpredators can’t see them as well.
Orcellaris fish, also known as False PercularClownfish, is part of the Pomacentridae family. ThePomacentridae family has two different categories;clownfish and damselfish. If you click the links, there are lists with pictures of these organisms.One type of extinct Pomacentridae fish is galapagos damsel.http://www.orafarm.com/products/fish/clowns/ http://animal.discovery.com/guides/fish/marine/damselintro.html
Bibliography• Works Cited• Berends, Betsy. Amphiprion ocellaris. 2007. http://bioweb.uwlax.edu/bio203/s2007/berends_bets/adaptation.h tm (accessed 2 5, 2012).• ORA. ORA Clowns. http://www.orafarm.com/products/fish/clowns/ (accessed 2 5, 2013).• Smith, Drs. Foster and. Fish Guide. September 10, 2008. http://animal.discovery.com/guides/fish/marine/damselintro.html (accessed 2 5, 2013).• Tree of Life Design. An Exploration of the Clown Fish. 1995-2004. http://tolweb.org/treehouses/?treehouse_id=3390 (accessed 2 5, 2013).• Wikipedia. Ocellaris Clownfish. 1 31, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ocellaris_clownfish (accessed 2 5, 2013).
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