Spinecheek Anemonefish (Premnas biaculeatus)

Also known as Anemonefish, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Goldstripe Clown, Goldstripe Maroon Clownfish, Lightning Maroon Anemonefish, Lightning Maroon Clownfish, Maroon Anemonefish, Maroon Clownfish, Maroon and Goldstripe Clownfish, Spinecheek Clownfish, Spined-cheek Anemonefish, Tomato Clownfish, Two Spinecheek Anemonefish, Yellowstripe Maroon Clownfish

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Also known as Anemonefish, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Goldstripe Clown, Goldstripe Maroon Clownfish, Lightning Maroon Anemonefish, Lightning Maroon Clownfish, Maroon Anemonefish, Maroon Clownfish, Maroon and Goldstripe Clownfish, Spinecheek Clownfish, Spined-cheek Anemonefish, Tomato Clownfish, Two Spinecheek Anemonefish, Yellowstripe Maroon Clownfish.

Found in pairs or family groups with their host anemone the Bulb Tentacle Anemone - Entacmea quadricolor, over protected coastal waters of lagoons and fringing reefs.
Colour varies.
They feed on algae and zooplankton.
Length - 13cm
Depth - 1-18m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific

This Anemonefish is known to live with the host anemones:-
Bulb-tentacle Sea Anemone - Entacmea 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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