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  • Matt Pedersen's MBI Stats
    Approved Reports: 76
    Points: 4975 pnts
    Award Level:  Advanced Breeder
    Total Posts: 3450
    MBI Join Date: 2/27/2009 5:59:41 PM
    Last Login: 12/7/2015 9:03:49 PM
    Location: Duluth, MN
    MBI Site: Lake Superior Marine Aquarium Club
  • Species Data
    Species: Amphiprion ocellaris
    Has Successfully been bred and raised in captivity
    Reference: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/3673/1/Article1.pdf
    Class: A
    Synonyms: Amphiprion bicolor, Amphiprion melanurus
    Environment: Reef-associated; non-migratory; marine; depth range 1 - 15 m (Ref. 7247 ), usually 3 - 15 m
    Size/Weight/Age: Max length : 11.0 cm TL male/unsexed;
    Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: eastern Indian Ocean including Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Thailand, Malaysia, and northwest Australia to Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines; ranges north to Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands.
    Description: Dorsal spines (total): 10 - 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13 - 17; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 11 - 13. Easily identified by the orange color and three white bands, the middle one widening forward to the head centrally (Ref. 48636 ). Caudal fin rounded.
    Biology: Inhabits shallow and calm lagoons. Are protandrous hermaphrodites (Ref. 32167 ). Distinct pair is monogamous (Ref. 32167 ). One of the most popular marine aquarium fishes. Bred artificially in Florida for the aquarium trade. Associated with the anemones: Heteractis magnifica, Stichodactyla gigantea, and Stichodactyla mertensii (Ref. 5911 ). Has been reared in captivity (Ref. 35410 )(Ref. 35413 )(Ref. 35415 )(Ref. 35418 )(Ref. 35420 ). Has reached an age of 12 years in captivity (Alexandre Fontayne, pers. comm., 2006).
    Data Sheet: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?id=6509
    WoRMS: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxlist&tName=Amphiprion ocellaris
    Classification Request: Classification Request Not Available

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