The Red and Black Anemonefish has black sides and red to orange breast and belly. There is single vertical black-edged white bar on the head behind the eye, although some fish have no bar. e of the body is black. Juveniles are red with additional white bars on the mid body and tail base. The ventral fins are black ventral.
length to 12cm
lagoons, outer reefs environments at depths from 1m - 18m. It lives in association with the anemone Entacmaea quadricolor, and sometimes Heteractis crispa.
feeds on algae and zooplankton.
The Red and Black Anemonefish is found in the tropical Western Pacific. In Australia it is found off north-western Western Australia and from the northern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland to the central New South Wales coast.
|Common Name:||Red and Black Anemonefish|
Relatives in same Genus
Barrier Reef Anemonefish (A. akindynos)
Orange-fin Anemonefish (A. chrysopterus)
Clark's Anemonefish (A. clarkii)
False-Clown Anemonefish (A. ocellaris)
Clown Anemonefish (Clownfish) (A. percula)
Pink Anemonefish (A. perideraion)