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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacentridae Damselfishes
Subfamily: Amphiprioninae
Genus: Amphiprion

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Amphiprion akallopisos Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Amphiprion akallopisos
[Skunk clownfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Amphiprion akindynos Allen, 1972

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Amphiprion akindynos
[Barrier reef anemonefish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Amphiprion allardi Klausewitz, 1970

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion allardi
[Twobar anemonefish]



Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Amphiprion barberi Allen, Drew & Kaufman, 2008

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion barberi
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion bicinctus Rüppell, 1830

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Amphiprion bicinctus
[Twoband anemonefish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Amphiprion chagosensis Allen, 1972

Photo by Photo by Knox, C.E.
 
Amphiprion chagosensis
[Chagos anemonefish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Amphiprion chrysogaster Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion chrysogaster
[Mauritian anemonefish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Amphiprion chrysopterus Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion chrysopterus
[Orangefin anemonefish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Amphiprion clarkii (Bennett, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amphiprion clarkii
[Yellowtail clownfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion ephippium (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Photo by Fenner, R.
 
Amphiprion ephippium
[Saddle anemonefish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion frenatus Brevoort, 1856

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amphiprion frenatus
[Tomato clownfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion fuscocaudatus Allen, 1972

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion fuscocaudatus
[Seychelles anemonefish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion latezonatus Waite, 1900

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion latezonatus
[Wide-band Anemonefish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Amphiprion latifasciatus Allen, 1972

Photo by Photo by Bourjon, P.
 
Amphiprion latifasciatus
[Madagascar anemonefish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Amphiprion leucokranos Allen, 1973

Photo by Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Amphiprion leucokranos
[Whitebonnet anemonefish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Amphiprion mccullochi Whitley, 1929

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion mccullochi
[Whitesnout anemonefish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Amphiprion melanopus Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amphiprion melanopus
[Fire clownfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Amphiprion nigripes Regan, 1908

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion nigripes
[Maldive anemonefish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Amphiprion ocellaris Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion ocellaris
[Clown anemonefish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion omanensis Allen & Mee, 1991

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion omanensis
[Oman anemonefish]



Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Amphiprion pacificus Allen, Drew & Fenner, 2010

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Amphiprion pacificus
[Pacific anemonefish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Amphiprion percula (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amphiprion percula
[Orange clownfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Amphiprion perideraion Bleeker, 1855

Photo by Photo by Wilkie, M.
 
Amphiprion perideraion
[Pink anemonefish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Amphiprion polymnus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Amphiprion polymnus
[Saddleback clownfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Amphiprion rubrocinctus Richardson, 1842

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion rubrocinctus
[Red Anemonefish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion sandaracinos Allen, 1972

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Amphiprion sandaracinos
[Yellow clownfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Amphiprion sebae Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Amphiprion sebae
[Sebae anemonefish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Amphiprion thiellei Burgess, 1981

Photo by Photo by LaRoque V, W.D.
 
Amphiprion thiellei
[Thielle's anemonefish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Amphiprion tricinctus Schultz & Welander, 1953

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion tricinctus
[Maroon clownfish]



29 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amphiprion akallopisos Skunk clownfish Indo-West Pacific 11 SL 1853
Amphiprion akindynos Barrier reef anemonefish Western Pacific 9 SL 1972
Amphiprion allardi Twobar anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1970
Amphiprion barberi Central Pacific 8.6 SL 2008
Amphiprion bicinctus Twoband anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1830
Amphiprion chagosensis Chagos anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1972
Amphiprion chrysogaster Mauritian anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1830
Amphiprion chrysopterus Orangefin anemonefish Pacific Ocean 17 TL 1830
Amphiprion clarkii Yellowtail clownfish Indo-West Pacific 15 SL 1830
Amphiprion ephippium Saddle anemonefish Eastern Indian Ocean 14 TL 1790
Amphiprion frenatus Tomato clownfish Western Pacific 14 TL 1856
Amphiprion fuscocaudatus Seychelles anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1972
Amphiprion latezonatus Wide-band Anemonefish Western Pacific 14 TL 1900
Amphiprion latifasciatus Madagascar anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1972
Amphiprion leucokranos Whitebonnet anemonefish Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1973
Amphiprion mccullochi Whitesnout anemonefish Southwest Pacific 12 TL 1929
Amphiprion melanopus Fire clownfish Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1852
Amphiprion nigripes Maldive anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1908
Amphiprion ocellaris Clown anemonefish Indo-West Pacific 11 TL 1830
Amphiprion omanensis Oman anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1991
Amphiprion pacificus Pacific anemonefish Pacific 4.8 SL 2010
Amphiprion percula Orange clownfish Western Pacific 11 TL 1802
Amphiprion perideraion Pink anemonefish Western Pacific 10 TL 1855
Amphiprion polymnus Saddleback clownfish Western Pacific 13 TL 1758
Amphiprion rubrocinctus Red Anemonefish Eastern Indian Ocean 12 TL 1842
Amphiprion sandaracinos Yellow clownfish Western Pacific 14 TL 1972
Amphiprion sebae Sebae anemonefish Indian Ocean 16 TL 1853
Amphiprion thiellei Thielle's anemonefish Western Central Pacific 9 TL 1981
Amphiprion tricinctus Maroon clownfish Western Pacific 12 TL 1953



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