13 Dec '11, 5pm

Finding Nemo and His Fellow Travelers: One in every six families of marine species corresponding to characters i...

Disney/Pixar Crush the sea turtle is among the threatened marine species in “Finding Nemo.” Extending today’s fish theme: Loren McClenachan has watched “Finding Nemo” countless times this year, but not so much because she is a fervent Pixar fan. Her interest is more in the species that populate the movie, which earned $850 million at the box office and holds the record for DVD sales. “The science is quite well done,” said Dr. McClenachan, a research fellow at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia who specializes in marine ecology and marine conservation. “And it’s one of the few movies that successfully incorporates a strong conservation theme into a good story.” The conservation message gains a bit more urgency with the publication on Tuesday of a study in the journal Conservation Letters , with Dr.McClenachan as lead author, indicating that one in every six familie...

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