Northwest Australian Anemonefish (Amphiprion rubrocinctus)

Also known as Anemonefish, Australian Anemonefish, Australian Clownfish, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Northwest Anemonefish, Northwest Australian Clownfish, Red Anemonefish, Red-girdled Anemonefish, Ruby Clownfish, Tomato Anemonefish, Tomato Rubrocinctus

Description

Also known as Anemonefish, Australian Anemonefish, Australian Clownfish, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Northwest Anemonefish, Northwest Australian Clownfish, Red Anemonefish, Red-girdled Anemonefish, Ruby Clownfish, Tomato Anemonefish, Tomato Rubrocinctus.

Found in pairs and families with their host anemone in shallow waters of lagoons and coastal reefs.
They feed on algae and planktonic crustaceans.
Length - 12cm
Depth - 1-8m
Eastern Indian Ocean - Northern Territories, Western Australia.

This Anemonefish is known to live with the host anemones:-
Bulb-tentacle Sea Anemone - Entacmaea quadricolor
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/bulbtentacle-sea-anemone/957
Carpet Anemone - Stichodactyla gigantea
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/giant-carpet-anemone/1263

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. Ref: https://www.fishbase.in/summary/Amphiprion-rubrocinctus.html

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