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2008-06-26 03:02:08

THE little fish that inspired the hit Disney movie Finding Nemo are facing extinction. A study has warned populations of tropical clownfish are shrinking. And scientists believe the huge success of the 2003 film may have played a part because soaring demand for them as pets meant some were taken from the wild. A study of clownfish populations off Australia's Queensland coast found the average group has shrunk from 25 members to just six. Dr Billy Sinclair, of Cumbria University, said...