Orange anemonefish (Amphiprion sandaracinos)

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Orange anemonefish in a Merten's sea anemone
IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern LEAST
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  • The orange anemonefish lives among the tentacles of anemones, which sting other fish.
  • Male orange anemonefish are able to completely change sex if a breeding female dies and become an egg-producing female.
  • Anemonefish are also known as 'clownfish' due to their bright markings.
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Orange anemonefish fact file

Orange anemonefish description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyPomacentridae
GenusAmphiprion
Information on Amphiprion sandaracinos is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.
Also known as
Eastern Skunk Anemonefish, Golden Anemonefish, Yellow Clownfish, Yellow skunk clownfish.
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Orange anemonefish status

The orange anemonefish is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (September, 2017)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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