Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Pomacentridae > Amphiprion > Amphiprion ocellaris

Amphiprion ocellaris (Clown anemonefish; Clownfish; Common clownfish; False clown anemonefish; Western clown anemonefish; Western clownfish; Damselfish; Puller; False clownfish; Demoiselle; Anemone demoiselle; Anemone fish)

Synonyms: Amphiprion bicolor; Amphiprion melanurus
Language: Danish; Japanese; Malay; Mandarin Chinese; Russian

Wikipedia Abstract

The ocellaris clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris), also known as the false percula clownfish or common clownfish, is a marine fish belonging to the family Pomacentridae which includes clownfishes and damselfishes. Amphiprion ocellaris are found in different colors, depending on where they are located. For example, black Amphiprion ocellaris with white bands can be found near northern Australia, Southeast Asia, and Japan. Orange or red-brown Amphiprion ocellaris also exist with three white bands (like mentioned above) spanning from its body and head. Amphiprion ocellaris can be distinguished from other Amphriphon fish based on the number of pectoral rays and dorsal spines. Amphiprion ocellaris are known to grow about 110 mm long. Like many other fish species, females are, however, larger than
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Diet [1]  Planktivore
Water Biome [1]  Reef



Heteractis magnifica (Magnificent sea anemone)[2]
Stichodactyla gigantea (Giant carpet anemone)[2]
Stichodactyla mertensii (Merten's carpet sea anemone)[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
Akron Zoological Park
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Aquarium du Quebec
Artis Zoo
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
Blackbrook Zoological Park
Blank Park Zoo of Des Moines
Bramble Park Zoo
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Burger's Zoo
Cameron Park Zoo
Colchester Zoo
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Dierenpark Emmen
Florida Aquarium
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Indianapolis Zoo
Jackson Zoological Park
Johannesburg Zoological Gardens
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Legoland Atlantis By Sealife
London Aquarium
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Lodz
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
Newark Museum Association
North of England Zoological Society
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniu
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Ouwehand Zoo
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Potter Park Zoological Gardens
Red River Zoo
Riga Zoo
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Rotterdam Zoo
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Staten Island Zoo
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Tallinn Zoo
Territory Wildlife Park (Berry Springs
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Tierpark Dählhölzli
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
Universeum Science Center
West Edmonton Mall Marine Life Center
West Midland Safari & Leisure Park Ltd
Wildlife World Zoo
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo Dvur Kralove, a.s.
Zoo Landau in der Pfalz
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoological Society of London
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt


Andaman Island; Andaman Sea; Australia; Bay of Bengal; Calamianes Islands; Davao Gulf; Gulf of Thailand; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indo-West Pacific: eastern Indian Ocean including Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Thailand, Malaysia, and northwest Australia to Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines; ranges north to Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Japan; Lagonoy Gulf; Lingayen Gulf; Lutao Island; Malaysia; North Australian Shelf; Northeast Australian Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Philippines; Ragay Gulf; Ryukyu Islands; San Miguel Bay; Singapore; Solomon Islands; Sorsogon Bay; South China Sea; Spratly Islands; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Taiwan; Thailand; Vanuatu; Viet Nam; Yellow Sea;



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
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