Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Pomacentridae > Amphiprion > Amphiprion perideraion

Amphiprion perideraion (White-maned anemonefish; Whitebanded anemonefish; Salmon clownfish; Pink skunk clown; Pink anemonefish; False skunk-striped anemonefish; False skunkstriped anemonefish; False skunk striped clown; Clown fish; Pink skunk anemonefish)

Synonyms: Amphiprion amamiensis; Amphiprion peridaeraion; Amphiprion perideraeus; Amphiprion rosenbergi; Amphiprion rosenbergii; Prochilus perideraion; Prochilus rosenbergi
Language: Danish; Fijian; Gela; Japanese; Malay; Mandarin Chinese; Polish; Samoan; Swedish; Tagalog

Wikipedia Abstract

The pink skunk clownfish or pink anemonefish, Amphiprion perideraion, is a skunk clownfish found in the west Pacific Ocean. It is known to be one of the smaller clownfish. They can be found off the Cocos and Christmas Islands in the eastern Indian Ocean, and the Indo-Australian Archipelago.
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Diet [1]  Omnivore, Planktivore
Water Biome [1]  Reef, Coastal

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    



Heteractis crispa (Sebae anemone)[2]
Heteractis magnifica (Magnificent sea anemone)[2]
Macrodactyla doreensis (Long tentacle anemone)[2]
Stichodactyla gigantea (Giant carpet anemone)[2]


Parasitized by 
Derogenes pearsoni <Unverified Name>[3]
Hysterolecitha nahaensis[4]
Mitotrema anthostomatum <Unverified Name>[4]
Schikhobalotrema pomacentri[4]
Thulinia microrchis[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Florida Aquarium
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Houston Zoo, Inc.
John G. Shedd Aquarium
London Aquarium
Minnesota Zoological Garden
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
Oglebay's Good Children's Zoo
Tierpark Dählhölzli
West Edmonton Mall Marine Life Center
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt


American Samoa; Australia; Calamianes Islands; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; Fiji Islands; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Gulf of Thailand; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Japan; Kimbe Bay; Kiribati; Kuroshio Current; Lingayen Gulf; Malaysia; Marshall Islands; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; New Caledonia; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast Australian Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Ragay Gulf; Ryukyu Islands; Samoa; Sogod Bay; Solomon Islands; South China Sea; Spratly Islands; Sri Lanka; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Taiwan; Tawi tawi Bay; Tayabas Bay; Thailand; Tonga; Tubbataha Reefs; Vanuatu; Viet Nam; Western Pacific: Gulf of Thailand and Cocos-Keeling in the eastern Indian Ocean to Samoa and Tonga (Ref. 53797), north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef, and New Caledonia. ; Yellow Sea;



Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at 2Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program 3Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19 4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011