Also known as Anemonefishes, Clown Anemonefishes, Clownfishes, Black-footed Anemonefish, Black-finned Anemonefish, Blackfoot Clownfish, Black-footed Clownfish, Black-finned Clownfish, Blackfin Clownfish, Maldives Anemonefish, Maldive Anemonefish, Maldivian Anemonefish, Maldives Clown, Maldives Clownfish and Rose Skunk Clownfish.
Found in pairs and family groups with their host anemone along reef crests, slopes and reef edges.
They feed on zooplankton and algae.
Length - 10cm
Depth - 0-25m
Western Indian Ocean - Restricted to the Maldives and Sri Lanka
Magnificent Sea Anemone - Heteractis magnifica
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.