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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

Wikipedia Abstract

Cinnamon clownfish (Amphiprion melanopus) or fire clownfish is a widely distributed clownfish. It is found in Indonesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, southeastern Polynesia, and the Great Barrier Reef. They are omnivorous, and will eat a variety of meat food items and algae.
View Wikipedia Record: Amphiprion melanopus

Attributes

Maximum Longevity [1]  5 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia

Ecosystems

Providers

Shelter 
Heteractis crispa (Sebae anemone)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Ceratomyxa whippsi <Unverified Name>[3]
Kudoa kenti <Unverified Name>[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Burger's Zoo
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Fort Worth Zoological Park
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Randers Regnskov
Riga Zoo
Rotterdam Zoo
Seneca Park Zoo
Toronto Zoo
Zoo Zürich
Zoological Society of London
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt

Distribution

Pacific 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.;

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Citations

Species recognized by Group expert : Allen, G.R., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program 3Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011