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    Species: Amphiprion akallopisos
    Has Successfully been bred and raised in captivity
    Reference: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S101836471100022X
    Class: B
    Synonyms: Amphiprion akallopisus, Phalerebus akallopisos
    Environment: Reef-associated; non-migratory; marine; depth range 3 - 25 m
    Size/Weight/Age: Max length : 11.0 cm SL male/unsexed;
    Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Madagascar, Comoro Islands, Seychelles, Andaman Sea, Sumatra and the Seribu Islands (Java Sea). Not found in Maldives and Sri Lanka (Ref. 4391 ).
    Description: Dorsal spines (total): 8 - 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17-20; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 12 - 14. Overall color is orange, with a thin white stripe (very narrow) running along the back from top of the head to caudal peduncle.
    Biology: Found in shallow inshore reef habitats, often in strong current zones to about 15 m depth (Ref. 48636 ). Are protandrous hermaphrodites (Ref. 55367 ). Each pair is monogamous (Ref. 55367 ). Each anemone with a large female, a smaller functional male and several stunted juveniles; with the removal of the female, the male changes sex and the largest of the juveniles develops into a functional male (Ref. 4391 ). Associated with the anemones: Heteractis magnifica and Stichodactyla mertensii (Ref. 5911 ). May be reared in captivity (Ref. 35420 ).
    Data Sheet: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/SpeciesSummary.php?id=8017
    WoRMS: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxlist&tName=Amphiprion akallopisos
    Classification Request: Classification Request Not Available
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