Why are clownfishes not stung by sea anemones?


The   partnership between clownfish and sea anemones is one of the most iconic in the animal world.

Unlike in Pixar’s film Finding Nemo, clownfish seldom stray far from their anemone.

The clownfish live within the sea anemone’s poisonous tentacles.

Those tentacles keep would-be predators at bay, including morays, scorpionfishes and snappers.

In return,