> Amphiprion melanopus
Amphiprion melanopus (Black anemonefish; Blackback anemonefish; Chocolate clown; Dusky anemonefish; Dusky anemone-fish; Fire clownfish; Red and black anemonefish; Red-and-black anemonefish; Clownfish)
Synonyms: Amphiprion arion; Amphiprion monofasciatus; Amphiprion verweyi; Prochilus macrostoma; Prochilus macrostomus
Language: Danish; Fijian; Gela; Malay; Mandarin Chinese; Marshallese; Samoan; Visayan
Cinnamon clownfish (Amphiprion melanopus) or fire clownfish is a widely distributed clownfish. It is chiefly found in the western and southern parts of the Pacific Ocean, but can also be found in more central parts of the pacific ocean. It is also encountered in the waters off northern-western Australia. They are omnivorous, and will eat a variety of meat food items and algae.
|Maximum Longevity  ||5 years|
MapsPacific Ocean: Indonesia (from Bali eastward), southern Philippines, New Guinea, Australia (Queensland), New Britain, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu (New Hebrides), New Caledonia, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa Islands, Society Islands, Caroline Islands, Marianas, Kiribati and Marshall Islands.;
Institutions (Zoos, etc.)