Also known as the Blue Hippo Tang, the Royal Blue Tang, the Regal Tang and the Palette Surgeonfish, the Blue Tang is a very popular fish in the aquarium industry, rising to fame after the release of the films Finding Nemo and its sequel Finding Dory.
Are Dory fish poisonous?
The fish have caudal spines—very sharp spines that can be extended from either side of their caudal peduncle (the area where the tail joins the body). The caudal spine contains toxins that can cause a debilitating pain to small predators and uncomfortable irritation and pain in humans.
Is Dory a flounder?
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.
Is Dory an angelfish?
End of dialog window. Dory — the animated blue tang fish who is a friend of the beloved fish characters Nemo and Marlin — made her debut in a starring role this weekend to large audiences in Columbia.