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Saddleback Clownfish

GOOD Fish

Scientific Name Amphiprion polymnus

Other Name(s) Brown Saddleback Clownfish

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Saddleback Clownfish

GOOD Fish
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Bodies either brown to black or yellow/orange. Wide white bar on head. Mid-body white bar is partial, resembling a saddle.  Captive-bred clownfish can survive without a host anemone but do require a small structure for a sense of security. Potential lifespan is unknown.