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Cnidocytes (stinging cells) of the anemones are explosive defense cells, which send out toxin-filled harpoons when triggered by touch of an intruder. The clown fish however is a rare exception. These stinging cells of the anemone do not harm the clownfish, but instead gives it shelter. In return the clownfish defends the anemone from predators and keeps it clean from small harmful parasites. This clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) was photographed in the beautiful coral reefs of Raja Ampat. Everyday is a good day to celebrate the importance and beauty of our marine worlds! Oceans cover 71 percent of the globe, and they are as important to us as they are vast. Our oceans are home to most of the life on our planet and play a central role in the world's natural systems, like regulating our climate, absorbing carbon dioxide and they produce over half the oxygen that we, and all other land animals, breathe. Their wealth is truly beyond comprehension. doyourpart by making smarter everyday choices. Avoid plastics, choose certified fish, don’t litter on beaches and most importantly, tell others to follow suit!