Red and Black Anemonefish (Amphiprion melanopus)

Also known as Clownfishes, Black Clownfish, Dusky Anemonefish, Cinnamon Clownfish, Fire Clownfish.

Description

Also known as Clownfishes, Black Clownfish, Dusky Anemonefish, Cinnamon Clownfish and Fire Clownfish.

Found in pairs or families in shallow waters of lagoons and outer reefs with their host anemone.
Juveniles reddish orange with 2-3 narrow bars.
They feed on zooplankton and algae.
Length - 13cm
Depth - 2-10m
Widespread 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
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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