anemone fish


noun

any of several small colorful damselfishes of the genus Amphiprion, as the clown anemone fish, that occur in association with certain tropical marine anemones.

Nearby words

  1. anemological,
  2. anemology,
  3. anemometer,
  4. anemometry,
  5. anemone,
  6. anemophilous,
  7. anemophobia,
  8. anemoscope,
  9. anemosis,
  10. anemotaxis

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British Dictionary definitions for anemone fish

anemone fish

noun

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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