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  • Dreibinden-Anemonenfisch im Zoo Zürich.

    Clown anemonefish

    Amphiprion ocellaris

    Closest relatives Perch family, damselfish (350 species), clownfish (29 species)
    Habitat Lagoons, reef edges, protruding reefs up to 15 meters deep, living in symbiosis with Ritteri anemones, giant anemones or Mertens anemones
    Behaviour loyal to their location, also protects the anemone from divers
    Diet zooplankton
    Body length 6 to 8 cm
    Spawn spawning next to an anemone, caring for the young, the clutch is protected
    Use fishkeeping, already bred in aquariums
    Current status wide-spread, also bred in large aquariums

    geographic range

    Verbreitungskarte Dreibinden-Anemonenfisch / Clownfisch


    M. Sinn, Widen

    Conservation status

    IUCN RedList