Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Pomacentridae
(Damselfishes) > Amphiprioninae
Etymology: Amphiprion: Greek, amphi = on both sides + Greek, prion, -onos = saw (Ref. 45335). More on author: Cuvier.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 1 - 30 m. Tropical; 15°N - 15°S
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 7 - 8 cm
Max length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710)
Pacific Ocean: Queensland, Australia and New Guinea to the Marshall and Tuamoto islands.
Fautin, D.G. and G.R. Allen, 1992. Field guide to anemonefishes and their host sea anemones. Western Australian Museum, Francis Street, Perth. (Ref. 5911)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: subsistence fisheries; aquarium: commercial
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.8 ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (tm<1; Fec=128-632).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (16 of 100) .