A marine life painting of a clownfish swimming among the sea anemones.
SOLD: This sea life painting was sold to a private art collector in Texas.
About this Clownfish Painting
Size: 9″ w x 12″ h
Support: Canvas panel board
Description: A painting of a Clownfish swimming among sea anemones in its natural habitat. The clownfish in this painting is bright orange with white stripes that are outlined in black. Hand-painted on quality canvas board and signed by the artist Teresa Bernard.
Clownfish live in saltwater. They’re also known as Anemonefish because they frequently live among sea anemones. They are brightly colored sea creatures that can be yellow, orange, reddish, or blackish in color. Many have three white bars or patches of white, depending on the species. Clown Anemonefish prefer the warmer waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans, the Great Barrier Reef, and the Red Sea. They are not found in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, or the Mediterranean Sea.
My painting makes this tiny Clownfish look much larger than it really is, as they only grow to between 3 and 7 inches in length. I was visiting a pet shop with my kids one day where some of these were fish on display. I was amazed at how tiny these wondrous sea creatures are!
Some Interesting Facts About Clownfish
- All Clownfish are born male. However, later after maturity, some will become female.
- They typically eat algae, zooplankton, worms, and small crustaceans.
- Clownfish live in a “symbiotic” relationship with their host anemones.
- They are extremely aggressive fish and will defend their territory and the sea anemone where they live.
- The Clownfish will live up to 5 years in captivity and up to 10 years in the wild.
More information and photos of Clown Fish can be found here.
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