Finding Nemo Case Study

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Finding Nemo assignment 1. What is Nemo and Marlin’s environment? Their environment is the ocean and the salt water habitat. 2. What is their habitat and niche? Their habitat is the Great Barrier Reef. Their niche is the sea anemone. 3. What is the relationship between the clownfish and the anemone? They have a symbiotic relationship. The anemone protects the clownfish using its stinging tentacles, which the clown fish are immune to. The clown fish protects the anemone by chasing away predators such as polyp-eating fish. The clown fish also fertilizes the anemone with its feces. 4. What is the significance of the East Australian Current to Marlin? The EAC allows Marlin to travel to Sydney quicker. The current is a lot faster…show more content…
You will also need to have fluorescent lights and possibly even a heater depending on the type of fish. You have to test the water daily and have a sump installed. 11. Can fish last long in small plastic bags? Why or why not? Fish wouldn’t be able to last long in plastic bags as the need oxygen in their water and eventually the water in their plastic bag would get dirty which isn’t an ideal living condition. 12. Do many drains really lead to the sea in Australia? Which type do and which type don’t? Some drains do eventually lead to the sea, although it doesn’t go directly there. Firstly it goes to the sewage plant, to be filtered. Once the water has been cleaned it is then drained to lakes. Finally it is drained into the ocean. 13. What makes some jellyfish so dangerous? Why was Marlin not affected? Most jelly fish are dangerous as they sting other creatures, when touched by one of their tentacles. Clown fish are immune to stings thus why Marlin wasn’t affected. 14. Compare Dory, Bruce and Nemo, which is the best adapted for speed and why? Bruce is best adapted for speed, as he is a shark and needs to be fast to catch and hunt down his prey. Dora and Nemo eat plant food and do not need speed to be able to catch

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