Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Pomacentridae  
 Genus Amphiprion  
  Amphiprion clarkii  (Bennett, 1830) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Amphiprion boholensisAmphiprion clarkiAmphiprion clarkiaAmphiprion japonicusAmphiprion melanostolusAmphiprion papuensisAmphiprion snyderiAmphiprion xanthurusAnthias clarkiiSparus milii  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Dorsal rays X-XI, 15-17; Anal rays II, 12-15; pectoral rays 18-21; lateral-line scales 34-35; body depth 1.7-2.0 in standard length; posterior margins of opercle, interopercle and subopercle strongly serrated. Generally brown to blackish with three white bars on head and body. 
Habitat: Inhabits lagoons and outer reef slopes; found to 50-60 m, but also in shallow water. Omnivorous. A group consists of a large dominant female, few males, and several juveniles. Both female and male defend territory and guard eggs. Low- ranking males and ju 
Distribution: Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from 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. 
Utility: Popular aquarium fishes.  
Name Code: 382318
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