The Life Cycle of a Clown Fish
by L.L. Owens (Goodreads Author)
This book explains what a life cycle is and how life cycles allow for the continuation of life. The text describes the different stages of a clown fish's life, including birth, growth, and reproduction.
Library Binding, 32 pages
Published August 2011 by Child's World
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Jan 16, 2012 Arminzerella rated it 3 of 5 stars
Clown fish have really unusual life cycles – they are born male, only some of them reach maturity, and some males will become females over the course of their lives. They also have a unique, symbiotic relationship with different species of anemones, attracting larger fish and keeping the anemones clean while the anemones’ sting keeps the clown fish safe from predators. The fascinating details of these fishes’ life cycle will easily hold readers’ attention. Budding marine biologists and fans of F...more