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skunk anemone fish

Amphiprion sandaracinos

Description:

Orange fish with a white stripe. Size is around 4 inches, known to reach 5-6 inches.

Habitat:

The anemonefish Amphiprion sandaracinos has a depth range of 3 - 20 m and is found in lagoons and outer coral reefs. It is most commonly associated with the host anemone species' Stichodactyla mertensii and less frequently with Heteractis crispa (Fautin and Allen 1992).

Notes:

This species is a protandrous hermaphrodite (G. Allen pers. comm. 2009). This species is monogamous (G. Allen pers. comm. 2009). not sure what kind of anemone,,,

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IkeDimacali
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IkeDimacali

Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Aug 26, 2012
Submitted on Oct 10, 2012

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