Skunk Anemonefish (Amphiprion akallopisos)

Also known as Anemonefish, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Nosestripe Anemonefish, Nose-striped Anemonefish, Orange Skunk Clownfish, Peach Skunk Clownfish, Skunk Clownfish, Skunk-striped Anemonefish, Western Skunk Anemonefish, White-backed Clownfish

Description

Also known as Anemonefish, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Nosestripe Anemonefish, Nose-striped Anemonefish, Orange Skunk Clownfish, Peach Skunk Clownfish, Skunk Clownfish, Skunk-striped Anemonefish, Western Skunk Anemonefish, White-backed Clownfish.

Found in pairs and family groups with their host anemone over current prone, shallow inshore reefs.
They feed on algae and planktonic crustaceans.
Length - 11cm
Depth - 3-25m
Widespread Indo-West 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
Stichodactyla mertensii - Merten's Carpet Anemone
http://www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/mertens-carpet-anemone/1460

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-akallopisos.html

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