The Real Sharks (and Fish!) from Finding Nemo
Now for the Sharks from Finding Nemo:
What kind of shark is Bruce?
Bruce is a Great White Shark. Did you know Bruce is endangered? Read more about Bruce here
What kind of shark is Anchor?
Anchor is a Hammerhead Shark. No one knows exactly why their head is so distinctly shaped, but scientists hypothesize that it helps them navigate, find food, or makes it easier for them to swim around.
What kind of shark is Chum?
Chum is a Mako Shark. Mako Sharks are the fastest swimming sharks, reaching a speed of up to 46 mph (74 km/hr).
What type of fish is Dory?
Dory is a Yellow Tail Blue Tang or Blue Hippo Tang or Pacific Blue Tang or Palette Surgeonfish
What type of ray is Mr. Ray?
Mr. Ray is a Spotted Eagle Ray. His blue coloration is more likely to be black in the wild
What type of sea turtles are Crush and Squirt?
Crush and Squirt are Green Sea Turtles. Did you know 6 out of 7 species of sea turtles are threatened with extinction? Read more about Sea Turtles here and meet Crush’s brother Crash!
What kind of seahorse is Sheldon?
Sheldon the Seahorse is a generic juvenile Seahorse
What kind of fish is Tad?
Tad is a juvenile Yellow Longnose Butterflyfish
What kind of octopus is Pearl?
Pearl is a Flapjack Octopus that usually lives in the deep sea (and not coral reefs)
What kind of bird is Nigel?
Nigel is an Australian Pelican.
What is the school of fish that does charades?
The school of fish that does charades for Dory are Moonfish. There are many species called “Moonfish” though.