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Damsels of the subfamily Amphiprionae, Part 5
By Bob Fenner
|Amphiprion omanensis Allen and Mee 1991, the
Oman Anemonefish. Cinnamon-colored overall, with two slim white
body bars with narrow black bordering. White tail fin. Found only
about Oman in the Arabian Peninsula.
Wish the Sultan would sponsor me for a trip, even
on his second-smaller yacht's dingy
|Amphiprion percula (Lacepede 1802), the
"True" Percula or Orange Clownfish. Western Pacific; New
Guinea, GBR, Solomon Islands, Melanesia. To about four inches in
length. Mutualistic with Stoichactis, Macrodactyla and
|A nice mated pair of "Onyx Perculas" at Morgan
Lidster's Inland Aquatics.
|Amphiprion polymnus (Linnaeus 1758), the
Saddleback Clownfish. Western Pacific; Ryukyu Islands to the Gulf
of Thailand, Indonesia. Northern Australia and Solomon Islands. To
five inches in length. Distinctive saddle-like marking on mid-body.
This pair in a typical silty/sandy setting in a Stichodactyla
haddoni anemone (also inhabits Heteractis crispa in the
wild), off Pulau Redang, Malaysia, and in an aquarium. Below, some
darker different colored ones from N. Sulawesi.
The images in this table are
linked to large (desktop size) copies. Click on "framed"
images to go to the larger size.
|Amphiprion sebae Bleeker 1853, the Sebae
Clownfish. Dark brown to black, two wide white body bars, the
second slanting backward on the upper flank, extending to end of
dorsal fin. Orange to yellow tail. To five inches in length. Most
often fishes sold under this name in the pet-fish trade are
actually Clark's Clownfish. Found all along the northern Indian
Ocean. Below in N. Sulawesi, with eggs and a Haddoni carpet
anemone, and a hobbyist photo sent in for ID.
The images in
this table are linked to large (desktop size) copies. Click on
"framed" images to go to the larger size.
|Amphiprion tricinctus Schultz and Welander
1953, the Three-Band Anemonefish. Black grading to light brown
anteriorly, two or three white body bands. Dark tails. Found only
in the Marshall Islands, central-western Pacific Ocean.
Need to sort through my "Clarkii"