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Ocellaris clownfish

Amphiprion ocellaris


Amphiprion ocellaris, also known as the Ocellaris Clownfish, False Percula Clownfish or Common clownfish, is a marine fish belonging to the family Pomacentridae which gathers clownfishes and damselfishes.


In nature, the false percula clownfish will host Heteractis magnifica and Stichodactyla gigantea. However, in captivity in a reef aquarium, the false percula will host other species of anemone, including Entacmaea quadricolor. In addition, clownfish may adopt a surrogate host as opposed to an anemone, such as Euphyllia divisa, xenia coral, etc.

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Spotted on Sep 26, 2013
Submitted on Sep 26, 2013

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