What is the difference between Clownfish and Shark?

The difference between clownfish and shark

is that "clownfish" is any of colorful fish of the genera Amphiprion and Premnas in the subfamily Amphiprioninae, native to the Pacific and Indian Oceans, notable for their mutual relationship with sea anemones and "shark" is a scaleless, predatory fish of the superorder Selachimorpha, with a cartilaginous skeleton and 5 to 7 gill slits on each side of its head.

clownfish

shark

Noun

  • Any of colorful fish of the genera Amphiprion and Premnas in the subfamily Amphiprioninae, native to the Pacific and Indian Oceans, notable for their mutual relationship with sea anemones.

Synonyms

  • anemonefish

Noun

  • A scaleless, predatory fish of the superorder Selachimorpha, with a cartilaginous skeleton and 5 to 7 gill slits on each side of its head.

Examples

  • The straunge fishe is in length xvij. foote and iij. foote broad, and in compas about the bodie vj. foote; and is round snowted, short headdid, hauing iij. rankes of teeth on either iawe, […]. Also it hath v. gills of eache side of the head, shoing white. Ther is no proper name for it that I know, but that sertayne men of Captayne Haukinses doth call it a sharke.
  • He said he had spoken to a woman who was kayaking off Catalina Island, California, in 2008 when a shark slammed her kayak from underneath and sent her flying into the air. She then landed on the back of the shark, Collier said. “At that point the shark started to swim out to sea, so she jumped off its back,” Collier said.

Verb

  • (rare) To fish for sharks.