Looking after next generation
Like all Anemonefishes/Clownfishes, this pair of Pink Anemonefishes - Amphiprion perideraion, were looking after their babies. They will swim to the cluster of eggs laid/deposited/glued on a rock or rubbles placed next to their Anemone host, using their mouth or pectoral fins, to aerate their eggs or clean it of debris/sands.
''Amphiprion perideraion'' also known as the pink skunk clownfish or pink anemonefish, is a species of anemonefish from the skunk complex that is widespread from northern Australia through the Malay Archipelago and Melanesia. Like all anemonefishes it forms a symbiotic mutualism with sea anemones and is unaffected by the stinging tentacles of the host anemone. It is a sequential hermaphrodite with a strict sized based dominance hierarchy: the female is largest, the breeding male is second largest,.. more