Also known as Anemonefishes, Clown Anemonefishes, Clownfishes, Akindynos Clownfish, Brown Anemonefish, Great Barrier Reef Anemonefish and White-tailed Anemonefish.
Found in pairs or families in shallow waters of lagoons and outer reefs with their host anemone.
They feed on zooplankton and algae.
Length - 11.5cm
Depth - 3-25m
Widespread Southwestern Pacific
This Anemonefish is known to live with the host anemones:-
Magnificent Sea Anemone - Heteractis magnifica
Leathery Sea Anemone - Heteractis crispa
Beaded Anemone - Heteractis aurora
Merten's Carpet Anemone - Stichodactyla mertensii
Haddon's Anemone - Stichodactyla haddoni
Bulb-tentacle Sea Anemone - Entacmaea quadricolor
Anemonefish are specialised damselfish and live a symbiotic relationship with various anemones. Some anemonefish will only be found with one type of anemone, but others can live with many types.
They are rarely found very far away from an anemone. (edit)