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Updated 6/20/2016

Family Pomacentridae

WESTERN PACIFIC

Amphiprion melanopus

 

 DUSKY or CINNAMON CLOWNFISH 

Common on Entacmaea anemones on reefs to 60 feet from Eastern Indonesia to Samoa and Micronesia.  Replaced by Amphiprion frenatus to the west, north to Japan.  Color variable from red to yellow-orange becoming black centrally with age, ventral fins black.  Attains 5 inches.

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