By Dan Heching For Dailymail.com
Published: 23:23 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 23:24 GMT, 3 March 2020
In the wild they can live for up to 25 years, but as pets their lifespan is usually much less.
So Laura Dern celebrated the long life of her goldfish, as he passed away after almost 15 years in her care.
The Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner took to her Instagram feed on Tuesday to share the sad news.
'RIP to our amazing goldfish we loved so much,' the Jurassic Park actress, 53, wrote alongside a shot of the white-hued fish.
RIP: Laura Dern took to her Instagram feed on Tuesday to share the sad news that her pet goldfish, whose name she did not disclose, had passed away
'14 YEARS!!!!!!!!' she continued, marveling at the surprising staying power her pet exhibited during its long life.
In the image, the fish looks as though it's nibbling on a biscuit, which sits on a plate in the foreground in front of the fish tank.
Animals are clearly near and dear to Laura, whose Instagram profile photo shows her holding onto a dog's paws, smiling and looking into its eyes.sonos sonos One (Gen 2) - Voice Controlled Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in - Black read more