Ecology of Amphiprion perideraion
Main Ref. Allen, G.R., 1975
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Amphiprion perideraion may be found.
Remarks Occurs inshore (Ref. 75154). Adults inhabit lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602). Lives together with sea anemones inhabiting coral reefs. Feeds predominantly on benthic algae and zooplankton (Ref. 237). Diurnal species (Ref. 113699).


Substrate Hard Bottom;
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006


Ref. Fautin, D.G. and G.R. Allen, 1992
Associations commensalism;
Associated with Associated with the anemones (Ref. 5911). Commensal with Radianthus ritteri; usually one adult pair and several juveniles at each anemone.
Association remarks


Feeding type plants/detritus+animals (troph. 2.2-2.79)
Feeding type ref Allen, G.R., 1975
Feeding habit grazing on aquatic plants
Feeding habit ref Allen, G.R., 1975
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 2.21 0.00 2.73 0.10 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Allen, G.R., 1975
From individual food items 2.80 0.22 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Froese, Rainer on 12.06.90
Modified by Arndt, Erik on 08.01.19
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