Distribution: only found in eastern Australia (principally in the Great Barrier Reef) and New Caledonia and Loyalty Islands.
Hosted by 6 species of sea anemones: Entacmaea quadricolor, Heteractis aurora, Heteractis crispa, Heteractis magnifica, Stichodactyla haddoni and Stichodactyla mertensii.
Often confused with Amphiprion clarkii and Amphiprion chrysopterus.
at Îlot Signal (New Caledonia) © fongi
at Tiam Bouene Islet (New Caledonia) © fongi
at Kanumera Bay (New Caledonia)
at Îlot Canard (New Caledonia)
at Norman Reef (Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef)
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