Amphiprion ocellaris, Clown anemonefish : aquarium

Amphiprion ocellaris Cuvier, 1830

Clown anemonefish
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Pomacentridae (Damselfishes) > Amphiprioninae
Etymology: Amphiprion: Greek, amphi = on both sides + Greek, prion, -onos = saw (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Cuvier.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; no migratorio; rango de profundidad 1 - 15 m (Ref. 7247), usually 3 - 15 m (Ref. 55267).   Tropical; 46°N - 17°S, 92°E - 147°E (Ref. 55267)

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Indo-West Pacific: eastern Indian Ocean including Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Thailand, Malaysia, and northwest Australia to Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines; ranges north to Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 9710)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 10 - 11; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 13-17; Espinas anales 2; Radios blandos anales: 11 - 13.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit coral reefs where it lives among the venomous tentacles of large sea anemones (Ref. 85309). Occur in shallow and calm lagoons. Are protandrous hermaphrodites (Ref. 32167). Distinct pair is monogamous (Ref. 32167). 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). One of the most popular marine aquarium fishes. Bred artificially in Florida for the aquarium trade. Associated with the anemones: Heteractis magnifica, Stichodactyla gigantea, and Stichodactyla mertensii (Ref. 5911). Has been reared in captivity (Ref. 35410, 35413, 35415, 35418, 35420). Has reached an age of 12 years in captivity (Alexandre Fontayne, pers. comm., 2006).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Benthic spawner. Length at sex change = 4.4 cm TL (Ref. 55367). 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). Also Refs. 240, 7471, 118437.

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Allen, Gerald R. | Colaboradores

Allen, G.R., 1991. Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 p. (Ref. 7247)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: sin interés; Acuario: Comercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26.2 - 29.3, mean 28.7 (based on 1746 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.36 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (tm<1; Fec=600).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (21 of 100) .