TAXONOMY
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)
Family: Pomacentridae (Damselfishes)

Genus/species: Amphiprion latezonatus

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Very wide mid-body bar that is much narrower at the top than at the bottom. Body dark brown with three white bars, middle bar very wide, more than twice the width of the mid-body bar of most other anemonefishes. Has blue lips as well as a broad bar on the sides of the body. Length to 15 cm (6 inches) in length. Juveniles are black or dark brown with three white body bars like adults, the midbdoy bar is narrow and extends over the second anal-fin spine, and over dorsal-fin rays 3-7, continuing along the distal edge of the fin rays.The remainder of the soft dorsal fin is yellow.

DISTRIBUTION/HABITAT: Western Pacific: Australia and New Caledonia inhabiting rocky and coral reefs. Depth to 5-45 metres (16-150 feet).

DIET IN THE WILD: Carnivore

REPRODUCTION: Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding. Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate. Males guard and aerate the eggs

REMARKS: Associated with the anemone Heteractis crispa

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