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Updated 4/1/2020

Family Pomacentridae


Amphiprion frenatus

Sunabe, Okinawa, 25 feet

Maeda Point, Okinawa


Common on Entacmaea anemones on reefs to 60 feet from Thailand east to Palau, and north to Southern Japan.  Adults tend to become darker with age, pelvic and anal fins generally orange-red, sometimes with dark leading edge.  Amphiprion melanopus, which replaces this species to the east, has dark ventral fins in large adults.  Attains 5 inches.

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