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Amphiprion ephippium (Tomato clownfish; Saddle anemonefish; Saddle anemone; Red saddleback anemonefish; Clownfish; Black-backed anemonefish)

Synonyms: Amphiprion calliops; Lutjanus ephippium
Language: Danish; French; Malay; Mandarin Chinese; Swedish

Wikipedia Abstract

The red saddleback anemonefish, Amphiprion ephippium, also known as the saddle anemonefish, is a clownfish that lives in the Indo-Pacific area. They are very colorful fish blazing bright red with a black area near the Dorsal fin.
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Maximum Longevity [1]  16 years



Heteractis crispa (Sebae anemone)[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Colchester Zoo
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Ouwehand Zoo
Riga Zoo
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Toledo Zoological Gardens


Eastern Indian Ocean: Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Thailand, Malaysia, and Java and Sumatra in Indonesia.;



Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011