Is Dory a flounder fish?
John Dory belongs to the flatfish family, whose species have their eyes on the left side of their bodies. Flounders are flat fish that look similar to the John Dory but they have nothing to do with them. In fact, they are not from the same genus.
Why is Dory called Dory?
The common name dory (from the Middle English dorre, from the Middle French doree, lit. “gilded one”) is shared (officially and colloquially) by members of several different families of large-eyed, silvery, deep-bodied, laterally compressed, and roughly discoid marine fish.
Is Dory a male or female fish?
According to director Andrew Stanton on the audio commentary for the Finding Nemo DVD, in the original story, Dory was going to be a male character but when Stanton went home to write the script his wife was watching The Ellen DeGeneres Show and when he heard DeGeneres’ voice he decided to change Dory to a female and