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The film's use of clownfish prompted mass purchase of the fish breed as pets in the United States, even though the story portrayed the use of fish as pets negatively and suggested that saltwater aquariums are notably tricky and expensive to maintain. The demand for clownfish was supplied by large-scale harvesting of tropical fish in regions like . The (ATC) launched several marketing campaigns in China and the United States to improve tourism in Australia, many of them utilizing clips. used to draw tourists to promote its state for vacationers. According to , "Ironically, Finding Nemo, a movie about the anguish of a captured clownfish, caused home-aquarium demand for them to triple."

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Nigel the pelican, who befriends Nemo at the dentist's office and helps Marlin and Dory complete their journey to find the little fish, is not listed in the credits for . It's possible he could come back for a short cameo, but, again, he's probably off living in Australia somewhere far from a California wildlife preserve. Â

Full Cast & Crew: Finding Nemo (2003)

Marlin is a clownfish and the main protagonist in the Disney/Pixar 2003 film Finding Nemo In the beginning Marlin is put the test of being a single father. Marlin is faced with the challenge to try and get Nemo back from the divers until he is blinded by an underwater camera. Marlin is faced with the test of going to the sunken ship with a great white shark and seeing the thousands of bombs that are around the ship. Marlin is challenged when he drops the mask and swims to the bottom to find it when he has to fight off an angler fish that is trying to eat them but uses the light so Dory can read the divers mask. Marlin is challenged when he doesn’t listen to Dory about going through the trench so he goes to the top of it and turns out there is a bunch of jellyfish and him and Dory have to find their way out. Marlin’s allies would be Dory, the sharks, the group of fish that point in the direction of Sydney, Crush and the rest of the sea turtles, the whale that eats Dory and Marlin and blows them out of his blow hole in Sydney, and the seagull that takes Marlin to Nemo. Marlin’s enemies I think that one would be himself because he’s afraid of the ocean so he has to overcome his fear to save Nemo, the big fish that kills his wife and other fish eggs, the fish that attacks him and Dory when they reach the darkness of the ocean, and the jellyfish.

Albert Brooks, Actor: Finding Nemo

Everyone's favorite blue tang fish is back with her very own adventure as she attempts to find her family. With only "The jewel of Monterey, California" to go on, Dory and her friends, Marlin and Nemo, must piece together Dory's nebulous past if they want to find her parents.

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