True VS False Percular(Clown Fish) Nemo

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  1. Wes

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    FALSE CLOWN

    Colour: Generally, but not always, Orange with three white bars, with the middle bar having a forward-projecting bump. May have no black margins present, but most often has thin, never thick black margins around its white bars..
    Location: Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Andaman Sea), Indo-Malayan Archipelago, Philippines, northwestern Australia; coast of Southeast Asia northwards to the Ryukyu Islands.

    Prolly the most important characteristic: 11 (rarely 10) dorsal spines. Also the back part of the dorsal fin is generally taller/higher than that of the True Perc.



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    TRUE CLOWN

    Name:Amphiprion percula, is the True Percula Clownfish.
    Colour: Generally, but not always, Orange with three white bars, with the middle bar having a forward-projecting bump. Usually has jet black margins of varied widths around its white bars, often of which can be rather thick.
    Location: in nature: Northern Queensland and Melanesia (New Guinea, New Britain, New Ireland, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu).

    Prolly the most important characteristic: 10 (rarely 9) dorsal spines.


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