Also known as Anemonefishes, Clown Anemonefishes, Clownfishes, Black Clark's Clownfish, Black Clown, Brown Anemonefish, Chocolate Clownfish, Clark's Clownfish, Clarkii Clownfish, Clarkii Clown, Clarkii's Clown, Panda Clarkii, Sea Bee Clownfish, Sea Bee, 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
Bulb-tentacle Sea Anemone - Entacmea quadricolor
Beaded Anemone - Heteractis aurora
Leathery Sea Anemone - Heteractis crispa
Magnificent Sea Anemone - Heteractis magnifica
Malu Anemone - Heteractis malu
Corkscrew Anemone - Macrodactyla doreensis
Giant Carpet Anemone - Stichodactyla gigantea
Haddon's Anemone - Stichodactyla haddoni
Merten's Carpet Anemone - Stichodactyla mertensii
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.