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Amphiprion clarkii (Bennett, 1830)

Yellowtail clownfish

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Pomacentridae     FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Andaman. Persian Gulf to Western Australia, throughout the Indo-Australian Archipelago and in the western Pacific at the islands of Melanesia and Micronesia, north to Taiwan, Ryukyu Islands and southern Japan.
Synonyms
Anthias clarkii  Bennett, 1830
Amphiprion clarki  (Bennett, 1830)
Amphiprion clarkia  (Bennett, 1830)
Amphiprion xanthurus  Cuvier, 1830
Sparus milii  Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1831
Amphiprion melanostolus  Richardson, 1842
Amphiprion japonicus  Temminck & Schlegel, 1843
Amphiprion boholensis  Cartier, 1874
Amphiprion papuensis  Macleay, 1883
Amphiprion snyderi  Ishikawa, 1904
Type specimen
Amphiprion clarkii (Bennett, 1830) clarkii, Anthias Bennett [J. W.] 1830:unnum. p., Pl. 29 [A selection from the most remarkable and interesting fishes found on the coast of Ceylon First Edition; Southern coast of Sri Lanka. Lectotype: whereabouts unknown, figured in Pl. 29. Synonym: Amphiprion clarkii (Bennett, 1830), Anthias clarkii Bennett, 1830, Amphiprion clarki (Bennett, 1830), Amphiprion clarkia (Bennett, 1830), Amphiprion xanthurus Cuvier, 1830, Sparus milii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1831, Amphiprion melanostolus Richardson, 1842, Amphiprion japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1843, Amphiprion boholensis Cartier, 1874, Amphiprion papuensis Macleay, 1883, Amphiprion snyderi Ishikawa, 1904.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 Amphiprion clarkii (Bennett, 1830) clarkii, Anthias Bennett [J. W.] 1830:unnum. p., Pl. 29 [A selection from the most remarkable and interesting fishes found on the coast of Ceylon First Edition;
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