At Home With Clown Fish - 2/3/15 | WYPR

At Home With Clown Fish - 2/3/15

Feb 3, 2015

Most parents of young children know a thing or two about clownfish. These adorable orange- and white-striped fish rocketed to stardom in the animated classic Finding Nemo, which featured an adventurous clownfish hero.

But the adventure story of Nemo's dad traveling far and wide to find his son? Unscientific. In the wild, clownfish never venture far from their anemone. It's home...and pantry. It's this interdependence that has earned the fish their full name: the anemone clownfish.