Spinecheek anemonefish

The stripes across the body are normally white, but they are yellow in the taxon epigrammata.

The Spinecheek anemonefish lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 1 - 16 m environment.

Here is a different shot of the Spinecheek Anemonefish that I showed to you the other day (Premnas biaculeatus):Spinecheek Anemonefish (Premnas biaculeatus)The little partner is probably unrelated. I used to think that all the Anemonefish that inhabit an anemone were related to each other. More

Spinecheek Anemonefish showing characteristic for which it named. Photo by Eric Cheng. Orange Anemonefish (Amphiprion sandaracinos) in Merten's Sea Anemone (Stichodactyla mertensii). Photo by Scott Michael. More

Spinecheek Anemonefishby Courtney PlattA maroon colored Spinecheek Anemonefish, or Clownfish takes refuge within the protective tentacles of it’s host anemone in The Mabini, Batangas, Philippines dive resort area known widely as Anilao. More

The Spinecheek anemonefish (Premnas biaculeatus)is arguably the most beautiful of all the anemonefish, including the tradional Clown Anemonefish. The Spine is clearly visible on the adults of the species, crossing the first silver or white band on the fishes body. More

Spinecheek Anemonefish, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, (35mm film) = Previous Next Paper prints are single matted with acid-free white core mat board. More

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A pair Spinecheek Anemonefish (Premnas biaculeatus) within a host sea anemone on a coral reef within the Banda Sea in Indonesia. More

Common names

Fløjlsklovnfisk in Danish (dansk)
Giro balong kecil in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Giro balong strip kuning in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Girobalong besar in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Giru bolong in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Gold stripe clown in English
Iga ni bubula in Gela
maroon clownfish in English
Premnas in Polish (polski)
Premnas biaculeatus in Italian (Italiano)
Samettivuokkokala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Samtanemonenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Samtkorallenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Spine-cheek anemonefish in English
Spine-cheek clownfish in English
Spinecheek anemonefish in English
Spinecheek clown in English
spinedcheek anemonefish in English
spinedcheeked anemonefish in English
tomato clownfish in English
棘頰雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
棘颊雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Pomacentridae
Genus : Premnas
Species : Premnas biaculeatus
Authority : Bloch, 1790