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The orange, white striped clown fish live in coral reefs of Australia. These fish live in poisonous sea anemones. They are so used to it that they are not hurt when the anemone stings it. They act to the predator as if they are the anemones cleaner. The anemone is very useful to the clown fish, when predators of the clown fish come, it can dart into a poisonous anemone plant and the predator will swim away from it for fear of being stung. Clown fish are perch-like fish and are one of eight thousand species.

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