The most widely distributed clownfish species, found from the Persian Gulf to Micronesia and Melanesia. Easy to spot in many snorkeling destinations, for example in Indonesia, the Great Barrier Reef, New Caledonia and Okinawa.
Hosted by all ten species of sea anemones that host anemonefish: Cryptodendrum adhaesivum, Entacmaea quadricolor, Heteractis aurora, Heteractis crispa, Heteractis magnifica, Heteractis malu, Macrodactyla doreensis, Stichodactyla gigantea, Stichodactyla haddoni and Stichodactyla mertensii.
Often confused with Amphiprion chrysopterus and Amphiprion akindynos.
at Pulau Sapi (Malaysia) © siakenzo1
at Embudu (Male Atolls) © manceau
at El Nido – Tour D (Philippines) © manceau
at Wakatobi Dive Resort (Indonesia) © nst56
at Biyadhoo (Male Atolls) © chris-burton
at Bunaken (Indonesia)
at Siladen Island (Indonesia)
at Îlot Amédée (New Caledonia)
at Cabilao (Philippines) © jc_mara
at Moalboal (Philippines) © subdadyves
at Vilamendhoo (Ari Atoll) © dominique
at Velidhu (Ari Atoll) © aurelie
at Aharen Beach (Japan)
at Furuzamami Beach (Japan)
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