Amphiprion leucokranos Allen 1973,

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 207

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Amphiprion leucokranos Allen 1973


Amphiprion leucokranos Allen 1973  —White-bonnet anemonefish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Allen & Erdmann (2012: 572). A specimen photographed in Kavieng region on 3 June 2013 during ACIAR Aquarium Survey (see Teitelbaum et al. 2013: 14 as A. leukoronos  ); specimens were photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng region by Dietmar Amon; a video of a specimen taken off southern New Hanover at 3–47 m depth, St. KR106, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Eastern Indonesia east to Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. Found in lagoons and seaward coral reefs, commensal with sea anemones, 2–12 m depth. Marine.

Remark. Probably a hybrid between Amphiprion chrysopterus  and A. sandaracinos  .