Can clownfish be eaten humans?
Even though clown fish are edible it is highly advised that people don’t eat them because their slimy substance on their skin.
Are clownfish friendly?
Despite the friendly name, Clownfish can be quite aggressive. They are known to fiercely defend their territory, especially when they laid their eggs. They can attack divers when they come too close to “their” anemone, but sometimes they even attack divers several meters away.
Why are clownfish immune to poison?
A layer of mucus on the clownfish’s skin makes it immune to the fish-eating anemone’s lethal sting. In exchange for safety from predators and food scraps, the clownfish drives off intruders and preens its host, removing parasites.