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Clownfish, or anemonefish (family Pomacentridae), are some of the most iconic fish species on tropical coral reefs, where they live symbiotically with giant sea anemones. Currently there are 30 described clownfish species living among the tentacles of ten species of giant sea anemones throughout the warm, shallow (<50 m) waters of the West Pacific and Indian Oceans. Most of the clownfish in the trade are captive bred, but wild clownfish are commonly imported into the US for home aquariums from the Philippines. The United States produces upwards of a million clownfish a year, but clownfish are also cultured in Indonesia, United Kingdom, Israel, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and other countries. The data in our database does not distinguish between wild and captive bred clownfish
Read more about the global trade of clownfish by RET TALBOT
Analysis of clownfish imports by AQUARIUMTRADEDATA.ORG