Clownfish can swim 400km to find new home

 In a new study, scientists have found that clownfish larvae can swim up to 400 kilometres in search of a new home, which helps them deal with the environmental changes better

Study's co-author Dr Hugo Harrison from James Cook University said that clownfish spent their entire adult lives under the protection of their host anemone but as babies they have to wander the open ocean.

Sep 18, 2014, 21:24 PM IST

Clownfish talk to establish status in social groups

Clownfish produce sounds to ascertain and defend their breeding status in social groups, not to attract mates, a new study has found.

Nov 08, 2012, 12:11 PM IST

CO2 turns clownfish into drunken daredevils

Carbon dioxide in the ocean acts like alcohol on fish and leaves them less able to judge risks, making them prone to losing their senses, a new study has claimed.

Jan 16, 2012, 12:41 PM IST