Amphiprion fuscocaudatus Allen, 1972
Seychelles anemonefish
Amphiprion fuscocaudatus
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Pomacentridae (Damselfishes), subfamily: Amphiprioninae
Max. size:  14 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 5 - 30 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Seychelles and Aldabra.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 11-11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-16; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 14-14
Biology:  Adults are found in lagoon and seaward reefs, particularly patch reefs (Ref. 9710). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205). Associated with the anemone Stichodactyla mertensii (Ref. 5911).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 17 November 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 25.07.94
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 18.07.11
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 08.08.94

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