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.
Is Nemo a clownfish?
I’m going to start with the characters Nemo, Marlin and Coral, who are all clownfish. It’s safe to say our clownfish are one of the most popular fish in our aquarium, and often draw the most attention.
What fish is Dory based off of?
Dory, the small blue fish with a bad memory from the “Finding Nemo” franchise, is a blue tang, or a Paracanthurus hepatus in scientific terms. Native to the Indo-Pacific and found in coral reefs, these fish weigh around one pound and are generally 10 to 12 inches long, according to National Geographic.
Is Nemo a salmon?
Nemo is one of the main characters of Finding Nemo and its sequel Finding Dory. He is the son of Marlin and Coral. Like his father, mother and unborn children, he is a young clownfish.