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Amphiprion polymnus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170146

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Anthias bifasciatus Bloch, 1792
    Paramphiprion hainanensis Wang, 1941
    Amphiprion intermedius Schlegel and Müller, 1839
    Lutjanus jourdin Lacépède, 1802
    Amphiprion laticlavius Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830
    Perca polymna Linnaeus, 1758
    Amphiprion trifasciatus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830
    Coracinus vittatus Gronow in Gray, 1854
    Amphiprion bifasciatus annamensis Chevey, 1932
  Common Name(s): yellowfinned anemonefish [English]
    brownsaddle clownfish [English]
    saddleback clownfish [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                     SuborderLabroidei  – parrotfishes, rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, poissons-perroquets  
                                        FamilyPomacentridae  – damselfishes, demoiselles, castañetas y jaquetas, sergents  
                                           GenusAmphiprion Bloch and Schneider, 1801 – anemonefishes  
                                              SpeciesAmphiprion polymnus (Linnaeus, 1758) – yellowfinned anemonefish, brownsaddle clownfish, saddleback clownfish  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Amphiprion polymnus   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 28-Mar-2002, website (version 15-Feb-02)  
  Acquired: 2002   
  Reference for: Amphiprion polymnus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Amphiprion polymnus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Amphiprion polymnus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: World Fishes Important to North Americans Exclusive of Species from the Continental Waters of the United States and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 21   
  Page(s): 243   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-54-7, 0097-0638  
  Notes: 0-913124-54-7 (cloth)   
  Reference for: Amphiprion polymnus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: yellowfinned anemonefish[English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Indo-West Pacific  






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