Amphiprion rubrocinctus Richardson, 1842
Red Anemonefish
Amphiprion rubrocinctus
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Pomacentridae (Damselfishes), subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Max. size:  12 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 1 - 8 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Australia (Western Australia and the Northern Territory).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 10-10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-17; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 13-15
Biology:  Found in coastal and lagoon reefs. Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205). Associated with the anemones: Entacmaea quadricolor (usually) and Stichodactyla gigantea (Ref. 5911). Have been reared in captivity (Ref. 35420).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 November 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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