Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Pomacentridae > Amphiprion > Amphiprion clarkii

Amphiprion clarkii (Yellowtail clownfish; Sea bee; Clark's anemonefish; Clarcki's clown; Chocolate clownfish; Brown anemonefish; Black clown; Two-banded anemonefish; Clown fish; Sea anemone; Damsel fish)

Synonyms: Amphiprion boholensis; Amphiprion clarki; Amphiprion clarkia; Amphiprion japonicus; Amphiprion melanostolus; Amphiprion papuensis; Amphiprion snyderi; Amphiprion xanthurus; Anthias clarkii; Sparus milii
Language: Arabic; Danish; Fijian; French; Gela; Japanese; Korean; Malay; Maldivian; Mandarin Chinese; Russian; Vietnamese; Visayan

Wikipedia Abstract

Amphiprion clarkii, known commonly as Clark's anemonefish and yellowtail clownfish, is a marine fish belonging to the family Pomacentridae, the clownfishes and damselfishes.
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Maximum Longevity [1]  11 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Christmas Island National Park II 21698 Christmas Island, Australia
Pulu Keeling National Park II 6469 Cocos (Keeling) Islands    
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia



Cryptodendrum adhaesivum (Adhesive sea anemone)[2]
Heteractis aurora (Beaded sea anemone)[2]
Heteractis crispa (Sebae anemone)[2]
Heteractis magnifica (Magnificent sea anemone)[2]
Heteractis malu (Delicate sea anemone)[2]
Macrodactyla doreensis (Long tentacle anemone)[2]
Stichodactyla gigantea (Giant carpet anemone)[2]
Stichodactyla haddoni (Green saddle anemone)[2]
Stichodactyla mertensii (Merten's carpet sea anemone)[2]


Parasitized by 
Prosorhynchoides ozakii[3]
Spirocamallanus istiblenni <Unverified Name>[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo of Des Moines
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Burger's Zoo
John G. Shedd Aquarium
London Aquarium
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Potter Park Zoological Gardens
Reaseheath College Animal Centre
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Universeum Science Center
West Edmonton Mall Marine Life Center
Zoo Landau in der Pfalz
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoo Zürich
Zoological Society of London


Arabian Sea; Australia; Calamianes Islands; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; East Central Australian Shelf; Fiji Islands; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Gulf of Oman; Hsiao-liu-chiu; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf to Western Australia, throughout the Indo-Australian Archipelago and in the western Pacific at the islands of Melanesia and Micronesia, north to Taiwan, southern Japan and the Ryukyu Islands.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Japan; Kimbe Bay; Korea, Republic of; Lagonoy Gulf; Lingayen Gulf; Lutao Island; Malaysia; Maldives; Mauritius; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; New Caledonia; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Ogasawara Islands; Oman; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Panay Gulf; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Persian Gulf; Philippines; Ragay Gulf; Ryukyu Islands; San Miguel Bay; Sogod Bay; Solomon Islands; Sorsogon Bay; South China Sea; Spratly Islands; Sri Lanka; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tawi tawi Bay; Thailand; Tonga; Tubbataha Reefs; Vanuatu; Verde Island Passage; Viet Nam; Yellow Sea;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
2Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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