English : Pink anemonefish
French : Poisson clown à collier
Class : Teleostei
Order : Ovalentaria i. s. (sometimes still Perciformes)
Family : Pomacentridae
Notes : No subspecies known.
Adults can reach a maximum length of 10 cm. Body coloration is entirely pink to orange pink. Fairly thin vertical white band running behind eyes. Base of dorsal fin is white. Tail fin white. Bright yellow eyes.
Range and habitat
The species occurs in east Indian Ocean and west Pacific Ocean, from Gulf of Thailand to Samoa and Tonga, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia. Lives in lagoons and seaward reefs at depths down to 38 meters.
IUCN RED LIST : LEAST CONCERN
CITES : Not Listed
Status : This species seems to be at least locally common even if targeted by fish collectors for aquarium trade.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known
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