Pink Anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion)

Also known as Anemonefishes, Clownfishes, False Skunk-striped Anemonefish, False Skunk-striped Clownfish, Pink Clownfish, Pink Skunk Anemonefish, Pink Skunk Clownfish, Salmon Anemonefish, Salmon Clown, White-banded Anemonefish, White-banded Clownfish, White-maned Anemonefish, White-maned Clownfish

Description

Also known as Anemonefishes, Clownfishes, False Skunk-striped Anemonefish, False Skunk-striped Clownfish, Pink Clownfish, Pink Skunk Anemonefish, Pink Skunk Clownfish, Salmon Anemonefish, Salmon Clown, White-banded Anemonefish, White-banded Clownfish, White-maned Anemonefish and White-maned Clownfish.

Found in pairs or groups in lagoons and seaward reefs with their host anemones.
They feed on zooplankton and algae.
Length - 10cm
Depth - 3-20m
Widespread Asian 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
Giant Carpet Anemone - Stichodactyla gigantea
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/giant-carpet-anemone/1263
Corkscrew Anemone - Macrodactyla doreensis
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/corkscrew-anemone/1260

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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