Fish-Eating Anemone

Fish Eating Anemone

The world’s favorite fish and the hero of “Finding Nemo”, clownfish, can often be found among the tentacles of anemone. However, this particular spieces of anemone is usually in the company of a small fish called the Painted Greenling. This fish serves as a bait for anemone’s pray and keeps parasites away, and in turn,…

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Fish Eating Anemone

Seen on the rocky bottoms in and around old wooden pilings in Pacific Northwest dive sites, Fish eating anemone are ambush predators that lie in wait for food to come by. Divers can occasionally see Painted greenling lying in the tentacles of Fish eating anemone, forming a symbiotic relationship, just like Clownfish with warn water…

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