Saddleback Anemonefish (Amphiprion polymnus)

Also known as Anemonefishes, Clown Anemonefishes, Clownfishes, Black Saddleback Anemonefish, Black Saddleback Clownfish, Brown Saddleback Anemonefish, Panda Clownfish, Saddleback Clownfish, Saddleback Clown, White-tipped Anemonefish, Yellowfin Anemonefish, Yellow-finned Anemonefish

Description

Also known as Anemonefishes, Clown Anemonefishes, Clownfishes, Black Saddleback Anemonefish, Black Saddleback Clownfish, Brown Saddleback Anemonefish, Panda Clownfish, Saddleback Clownfish, Saddleback Clown, White-tipped Anemonefish, Yellowfin Anemonefish and Yellow-finned Anemonefish.

Found in pairs and family groups with their host anemone in silty, sandy bottoms of lagoons and harbours.
Variation in colour.
They feed on zooplankton and algae.
Length - 12cm
Depth - 2-35cm
Widespread Western Pacific

This Anemonefish is known to live with the host anemones:-
Leathery Sea Anemone - Heteractis crispa
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/leathery-sea-anemone/1166
Haddon's Anemone - Stichodactyla haddoni
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/haddons-anemone/1259

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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