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Clownfish Set Social Status With Sound
2012-11-09 09:40:46

Everything I ever needed to know about clownfish, I learned from ‘Finding Nemo’. Stop the presses. The clownfish, or anemonefish, are one of the most recognizable and least understood fish in the sea.


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Clark’s Anemonefish, Amphiprion clarkia
2013-10-15 11:39:27

Clark’s Anemonefish (Amphiprion clarkii) is a marine fish belonging to the family Pomacentridae, the clownfishes and damselfishes. This fish is of small size and grows up to 15 centimeters. It is stocky, laterally compressed, and round to oval in shape. It is colorful with vivid black, white, and yellow stripes, though the exact pattern displays considerable geographical variation. Normally, it is black dorsally and orange-yellow ventrally, the black areas becoming wider with age....

Orange Clownfish, Amphiporion percula
2013-03-16 08:08:02

The orange clownfish is a popular aquarium fish also known as the percula clownfish. It also is in a class called an anemonefish, because it is widely found around anemone. This association between the clownfish and anemone is one where the clownfish supplies the anemone with food, and the anemone protects the clownfish from predators. The anemone tentacles deliver a venomous sting but the clownfish are believed to be immune to the anemone’s sting. This is a theory of how the clownfish can...

Skunk Clownfish, Amphiprion akallopisos
2013-02-09 08:01:56

Image Credit: Nick Hobgood/Wikipedie (CC BY-SA 3.0) The skunk clownfish, also named nosestripe anemonefish, is found in shallow inshore reefs where there is a moderate to strong current flow, with a depth range of up to 50 feet. It is generally found in the Indo-Pacific, East Africa, Comoro Islands, Seychelles, Andaman Sea, Sumatra, and in the Java Sea, but has not been observed in Maldives or Sri Lanka. The skunk clown fish is light orange with a narrow white stripe running the length...

Maldive Anemonefish, Amphiprion nigripes
2012-09-03 08:12:57

Amphiprion nigripes, also known as the Blackfinned anemonefish or Maldives anemonefish, is a clown fish that is found in the coral reefs of the Maldive Islands and Sri Lanka in the Western Indian Ocean. This bright anemonefish is easily separated from it and all other anemonefishes by the combination of the single white bar and black belly, pelvic fins, and anal fins. It is the only anemonefish with a single white bar that goes through the rusty orange body. The fish can grow up to 4.3...

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