True VS False Percula Clownfishes - How Can You Tell Which is Which?
By Stan & Debbie Hauter, About.com Guides
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Percula Clownfish, Clown Anemonefish (Amphiprion percula)
Because of its name, Amphiprion percula, it is the True Percula Clownfish.
Typically orange in color with three white bars, with the middle bar having a forward-projecting bulge.
Has 10 (rarely 9) dorsal spines.
Usually has jet black margins of varied widths around its white bars, often of which can be rather thick.
Distribution of this species in nature: Northern Queensland and Melanesia (New Guinea, New Britain, New Ireland, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu).