Clark's Anemonefish (Amphiprion clarkii)

Also known as Anemonefishes, Clown Anemonefishes, Clownfishes, Black Clark's Clownfish, Black Clown, Brown Anemonefish, Chocolate Clownfish, Clarkii Clown, Clarkii's Clown, Clarkii Clownfish, Clark's Clownfish, Panda Clarkii, Sea Bee, Sea Bee Clownfish, Two-banded Anemonefish, Yellowtail Clownfish

Description

Also known as Anemonefishes, Clown Anemonefishes, Clownfishes, Black Clark's Clownfish, Black Clown, Brown Anemonefish, Chocolate Clownfish, Clarkii Clown, Clarkii's Clown, Clarkii Clownfish, Clark's Clownfish, Panda Clarkii, Sea Bee, Sea Bee Clownfish, Two-banded Anemonefish and Yellowtail Clownfish.

Found in pairs and family groups with their host anemone in lagoons, coastal and outer reefs.
Geographical colour variations.
They feed on zooplankton and algae.
Length - 12cm
Depth - 0-60m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific

This Anemonefish is known to live with the host anemones:-
Pizza Sea Anemone - Cryptodendrum adhaesivum
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/pizza-sea-anemone/1169
Bulb-tentacle Sea Anemone - Entacmea quadricolor
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/bulbtentacle-sea-anemone/957
Beaded Anemone - Heteractis aurora
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/beaded-anemone/823
Leathery Sea Anemone - Heteractis crispa
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/leathery-sea-anemone/1166
Magnificent Sea Anemone - Heteractis magnifica
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/magnificent-sea-anemone/801
Malu Anemone - Heteractis malu
Corkscrew Anemone - Macrodactyla doreensis
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/corkscrew-anemone/1260
Giant Carpet Anemone - Stichodactyla gigantea
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/giant-carpet-anemone/1263
Haddon's Anemone - Stichodactyla haddoni
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/haddons-anemone/1259
Merten's Carpet Anemone - Stichodactyla mertensii
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/mertens-carpet-anemone/1460

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.

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