Amphiprion akindynos

Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Amphiprion bicinctus )

The Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Amphiprion Akindynos ) lives in the coral reefs of the Great Barrier Reef on the coast of northeastern Australia, in New Caledonia and the Loyaltyinseln.


The body of the fish is brown on the edges, the bottom orange. Two wide, white- blue horizontal stripes stretch across the body, the first directly behind the eye, the second begins in the middle of the dorsal fin. The caudal fin is white. The dorsal fin has ten to eleven hard - and 14 to 17 soft rays, the anal fin two hard and 13 to 14 soft rays. Amphiprion Akindynos is 12 to 13 inches long. He was bred already in the aquarium.

It accepts six symbiotic anemone species as partners.

  • The BTA ( Entacmaea quadricolor )
  • The glass beads Anemone ( Heteractis aurora )
  • The Lederanemone ( Heteractis crispa )
  • The Magnificent ( Heteractis magnifica)
  • The Teppichanemone ( Stichodactyla haddoni )
  • Mertens Anemone ( Stichodactyla mertensii )


  • Dapne G Fautin, Gerald R Allen: anemonefish and their hosts, tetra- Verlag ( 1994), ISBN 3-89356-171-4
  • Barrier Reef Anemonefish on (English)