Orange clownfish

The Amphiron Percula can grow to be 11cm in length, but is on average 8cm, and can be recognized by three white lines across their bright orange bodies, with no distinction in color between sexes.

The Orange clownfish lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 1 - 15 m environment.

Orange clownfish; Orange-fin clownfish; Orange skunk clownfish; Clownfish; Blackfinned clownfish; Yellowtail clownfish; Two-banded clownfish; Tomato clownfish; Skunk clownfish; Saddleback clownfish; Percula clownfish; Ocellaris clownfish; Maroon clownfish; Fire clownfish; Allard's clownfish; Cinnamon clownfish; Black saddleback clownfish; Red sea clownfish; More

Color variations: The Orange Clownfish has 3 white vertical bars on a bright orange body. There are also black outlines on each fin which vary in thickness. More

The clown anemonefish resembles the orange clownfish (Amphiprion percula), however there are some characters which help to distinguish it. More

The orange clownfish was first described by Lacepede in 1802 as Lutjanus percula and later redescribed as Amphiprion percula. The genus name Amphiprion is derived from the the Greek word "amphi" which means on both sides and the Greek word "prion" which means saw. More

Common names

Amfiprion in Polish (polski)
Amphiprion percula in French (français)
Amphiprion percula in Norwegian (Norsk)
Bantay bot-bot in Cebuano
Bantay-kibot in Waray-waray
Baro-baro in Tagalog
Baro-baro in Visayan
blackfinned clownfish in English
clown anemonefish in English
clown fish in English
Clown fish biak in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Clownfisch in German (Deutsch)
Clownfish in English
Eastern clown anemonefish in English
Eastern clownfish in English
Gelang roay in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Ikan giru gelang putih in Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia)
Maumanu ni masao in Gela
orange anemonefish in English
orange clown fish in English
Orange clownfish in English
Orangegul klovnfisk in Danish (dansk)
Paja-paja in Makassarese
Pata in Davawenyo
Samok-samok in Kagayanen
太平洋双锯鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
太平洋雙鋸魚 in Mandarin Chinese
海葵双锯鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
海葵雙鋸魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Pomacentridae
Genus : Amphiprion
Species : Amphiprion percula
Authority : Lacep