Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Pomacentridae > Amphiprion > Amphiprion akallopisos

Amphiprion akallopisos (skunk-stripe anemonefish; Nosestripe anemonefish; Nosestriped anemonefish; Skunk anemonefish; Skunk clownfish; Skunk striped anemonefish; Skunk-striped anemonefish; Western skunk anemonefish; Whitebacked clownfish; Clown fish; Sea anemone)

Synonyms: Amphiprion akallopisus; Phalerebus akallopisos
Language: Afrikaans; Danish; French; Malay; Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

The skunk clownfish or nosestripe anemonefish, Amphiprion akallopisos, is an anemonefish (also called clownfish) that lives in association with sea anemones. A. akallopisos is found in the Indian Ocean. It resides in shallow inshore reefs as deep as 15 m with a moderate to strong current. The skunk clownfish can also be kept in captivity by aquarists.
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Heteractis magnifica (Magnificent sea anemone)[1]
Stichodactyla mertensii (Merten's carpet sea anemone)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt


Agulhas Current; Andaman Island; Andaman Sea; Bay of Bengal; Comoros; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Madagascar, Comoro Islands, Seychelles, Andaman Sea, Sumatra and the Seribu Islands (Java Sea). Not found in Maldives and Sri Lanka (Ref. 4391).; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Kenya; Madagascar; Malaysia; Mozambique; Myanmar; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Western Central; Seychelles; Somali Coastal Current; Somalia; South Africa; South China Sea; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Thailand;

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