Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Amphiprion akindynos)

Also known as Clownfishes, Great Barrier Reef Anemonefish, Akindynos Clownfish, Brown Anemonefish, White-tailed Anemonefish.

Description

Also known as Clownfishes, Great Barrier Reef Anemonefish, Akindynos Clownfish, Brown 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
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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