English : Whitebonnet anemonefish
French : Poisson clown à casque blanc
Class : Teleostei
Order : Ovalentaria i. s. (sometimes still Perciformes)
Family : Pomacentridae
Notes : No subspecies known.
Adults can reach a maximum length of 12 cm. Most of the body is dull pink. All fins are translucent pinkish-yellow except from pelvic and anal fins which are dark. White band behind eyes, extending on first third of upper back.
Range and habitat
This species occurs in a small part of Western Pacific Ocean, from Papua New Guinea to Solomon Islands. Lives in lagoons and outer reef slopes, at depths down to 12 meters.
IUCN RED LIST : LEAST CONCERN
CITES : Not Listed
Status : This species is very poorly known and has a small range. It’s globally uncommon but not currently facing any threats.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known
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