Skunk Clownfish (Amphiprion akallopisos)
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170 Litres (45 US G.)
10.2-12.7cm (4-5 ")
8.2 - 8.5
22.2-23.9°C (72 -75 °F)
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- Skunk Clownfish, Orange Skunk Clownfish, Skunk Anemonefish, Skunk Striped Anemonefish, Nosestripe Anemonefish, Western Skunk Anemonefish, Whitebacked Clownfish
Additional scientific names
- Amphiprion akallopisus, Phalerebus akallopisos
Sexing[edit | edit source]
- These are hermaphroditic Clownfish. They are monogamous, and host an anemone with one large female, a smaller male and several juveniles. If the female is removed, the male will change sex and one of the juveniles will become the new functioning male.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- Typical oval shaped Clownfish body. Orange body, white caudal and dorsal fins, yellow pectoral and anal fins, and a bold white line running from the nose, down the spine, to the tail, giving the fish its name.
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