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In a single coral reef on the south coast of the small island of Biak, Papua province, Indonesia, I spotted six different species of anemonefish (Amphiprioninae). There is a total of thirty recognized anemonefish species worldwide. Some of them have a very limited distribution area, while some are widespread. Different species accept different host anemones, depending on various parameters. I also found juveniles of the domino damsel, which are known to sometimes shelter in anemones as well. In fact, they are related to anemonefish, because they belong to the same family, the Pomacentridae.

Below, you find some short videos I recorded. You can spot the domino damsels in the video of the nosestripe clownfish.

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