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  • Matt Pedersen's MBI Stats
    Approved Reports: 76
    Points: 4975 pnts
    Award Level:  Advanced Breeder
    Total Posts: 3538
    MBI Join Date: 2/27/2009 5:59:41 PM
    Last Login: 2/6/2018 2:54:48 AM
    Location: Duluth, MN
    MBI Site: Lake Superior Marine Aquarium Club
  • Species Data
    Species: Amphiprion ephippium
    Has Successfully been bred and raised in captivity
    Reference: http://www.sloreef.com/bojan/AmphiprionEphippium.htm
    Class: A
    Synonyms: Amphiprion calliops, Lutjanus ephippium
    Environment: Reef-associated; non-migratory; marine; depth range 2 - 15 m
    Size/Weight/Age: Max length : 14.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710 ); max. reported age: 16 years
    Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean: Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Thailand, Malaysia, and Java and Sumatra in Indonesia.
    Description: Dorsal spines (total): 10 - 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16 - 18; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 13 - 14. Orange with a black blotch below the anterior portion of the soft dorsal fin which varies in size from about twice the eye diameter to almost covering whole posterior half of the body. Juveniles lack the black blotch but have a white bar running just behind the head.
    Biology: Found in silty coastal waters and protected bays where visibility is often reduced. Usually found in pairs (Ref. 48636 ). Has been reared in captivity (Ref. 35413, 35420). Associated with the anemones: Entacmaea quadricolor and Heteractis crispa (Ref. 5911 ).
    Data Sheet: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=11840
    WoRMS: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxlist&tName=Amphiprion ephippium
    Classification Request: Classification Request Not Available

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