Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Amphiprion akindynos)

Also known as Akindynos Clownfish, Anemonefish, Brown Anemonefish, Brown Clown, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Great Barrier Reef Anemonefish, Guarded Anemonefish, Two-banded Anemonefish, White-tailed Anemonefish

Description

Also known as Akindynos Clownfish, Anemonefish, Brown Anemonefish, Brown Clown, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Great Barrier Reef Anemonefish, Guarded Anemonefish, Two-banded Anemonefish, White-tailed Anemonefish.

Found in pairs or families with their host anemone over lagoons and outer reefs.
They feed on algae and planktonic crustaceans.
Length - 9cm
Depth - 1-25m
Widespread Western Pacific

This Anemonefish is known to live with the host anemones:-
Magnificent Sea Anemone - Heteractis magnifica
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/magnificent-sea-anemone/801
Leathery Sea Anemone - Heteractis crispa
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/leathery-sea-anemone/1166
Beaded Anemone - Heteractis aurora
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/beaded-anemone/823
Merten's Carpet Anemone - Stichodactyla mertensii
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/mertens-carpet-anemone/1460
Haddon's Anemone - Stichodactyla haddoni
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/haddons-anemone/1259
Bulb-tentacle Sea Anemone - Entacmaea quadricolor
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/bulbtentacle-sea-anemone/957

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)

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