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Anemone fish

any of several small colorful damselfishes of the genus Amphiprion, as the clown anemone fish, that occur in association with certain tropical marine anemones.
any of various damselfishes of the genus Amphiprion, such as A. percula (clown anemone fish), that usually live closely associated with sea anemones


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  • Anemophily

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  • Anemophobia

    noun a fear of drafts, gusts of air, wind Word Origin Greek anemos ‘wind’ anemophobia an·e·mo·pho·bi·a (ān’ə-mō-fō’bē-ə, ə-nē’mə-) n. An abnormal fear of the wind or drafts.

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