Taxon profile


Yellowtail Clownfish
Amphiprion clarkii (Bennett, 1830)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Pomacentridae - damselfishes and anemonefishes »  genus Amphiprion

Scientific synonyms

Anthias clarkii Bennett, 1830
Amphiprion clarki (Bennett, 1830)
Amphiprion boholensis Cartier, 1874
Amphiprion japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1843
Amphiprion melanostolus Richardson, 1842
Sparus milii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1831
Amphiprion papuensis Macleay, 1883
Amphiprion snyderi Ishikawa, 1904
Amphiprion xanthurus Cuvier, 1830

Other names

= Black Clown
= Brown Anemonefish
= Clarcki's Clown
= Clark's Anemonefish
= Chocolate Clownfish



Intertaxon relationships

symbiont (mutualist): Stichodactyla gigantea (Forskål, 1775), Stichodactyla haddoni (Saville-Kent, 1893) - Haddon's Carpet Anemone, Stichodactyla mertensii Brandt, 1835, Heteractis crispa (Hemprich & Ehrenberg in Ehrenberg, 1834) - Sebae Anemone, Heteractis magnifica (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) - Ritteri Anemone, ...

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5448]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/962]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Amphiprion clarkii (Bennett, 1830)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel, L., Plíštil, J., Novák, J. (2013): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 8. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) Kostnatí (Neopterygii) [Ostnoploutví (Perciformes /Elassomatoidei – Icosteidei/)], Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha [as Amphiprion clarkii (Bennett, 1830)]
Data retrieved on: 26 September 2020

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