CT-PIRE Species

Amphiprion clarkii
Amphiprion ocellaris
Amphiprion perideraion
Caesio cuning
Dascyllus aruanus
Dascyllus trimaculatus
Decapterus macrosoma
Decapterus russelli
Epinephelus coioides
Halichoeres hortulanus
Neoglyphidodon nigroris
Pomacentrus mollucensis
Siganus fuscescens

Acropora millepora
Acropora palifera
Pocillopora damicornis
Seriatopora hystrix

Other Invertebrates
Acanthaster planci
Holothuria atra
Haptosquilla pulchella
Gonodactylus viridis
Linckia laevigata
Protoreaster nodosus
Tridacna crocea
Tridacna maxima
Tridacna squamosa
Tripneustes gratilla


Yellowtail Clownfish
Amphiprion clarkii

ID: Dorsal spines  (total): 10 - 10; Dorsal soft rays  (total): 15 - 16; Anal spines: 2; Anal  soft rays: 13 – 14. Highly variable in color and several geographical and localized forms. Two white bands, one behind the eye and one above the anus. Caudal fin white, sometimes yellowish, but always lighter than rest of the body.

Biology: Inhabits lagoons and outer reef slopes. Omnivorous. Oviparous, with elliptical eggs. Monogamous. Associated with the anemones: Cryptodendrum adhaesivum, Entacmaea quadricolor, Heteractis aurora, Heteractis crispa, Heteractis magnifica, Heteractis malu, Macrodactyla doreensis, Stichodactyla gigantea, Stichodactyla haddoni, and Stichodactyla mertensii .

Collection Information:  Spear, aquarium net, fin clip




Photo by JE Randall. Text from Fishbase (click photo for more info)

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