Amphiprion melanopus Bleeker, 1852
Red-and-black anemonefish,Chocolate clown,Clownfish,Dusky anemone-fish,black anemonefish,blackback anemonefish,cinnamon clown,dusky anemonefish,fire clownfish,red and black anemonefish
Adults inhabit lagoon and outer reef environments. Feed predominantly on planktonic copepods and algae. Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205). Associated with the anemones: Entacmaea quadricolor (usually), Heteractis crispa (occasionally), and Heteractis magnifica (rarely) (Ref. 5911). Has been reared in captivity (Ref. 35404, 35413, 35420).