Taxon profile


Black Saddleback Clownfish
Amphiprion polymnus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Amphiprion bifasciatus (Bloch, 1792)
Amphiprion bifasciatus annamensis Chevey, 1932
Amphiprion intermedius Schlegel & Müller, 1839
Amphiprion laticlavius Cuvier, 1830
Amphiprion polynemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Amphiprion trifasciatus Cuvier, 1830
Anthias bifasciatus Bloch, 1792
Coracinus unimaculata Meuschen, 1781
Lutjanus jourdin Lacépède, 1802
Paramphiprion hainanensis Wang, 1941

Other names

= Brownsaddle Clownfish
= Panda Clownfish
= Saddleback Clownfish
= White-tipped Anemonefish


juvenile animal


Intertaxon relationships

symbiont (mutualist): Stichodactyla haddoni (Saville-Kent, 1893) - Haddon's Carpet Anemone, Heteractis crispa (Hemprich & Ehrenberg in Ehrenberg, 1834) - Sebae Anemone

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/979]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Amphiprion polymnus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [8086]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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