Definition of Amphiprion
1. Noun. Damsel fishes.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Pomacentridae, Pomacentridae
Member holonyms: Anemone Fish, Amphiprion Percula, Clown Anemone Fish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amphiprion
Literary usage of Amphiprion
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fishes of Australia: A Popular and Systematic Guide to the Study of the by David George Stead (1906)
"amphiprion (amphiprion percula). "A phenomenon of high interest is ... The second species of fish, amphiprion bicinctus, that similarly lodges with ..."
2. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1877)
"amphiprion percula, Cuv. and Val. 5, p. 397. Bleek. Amb. and Cer. p. 287. ... amphiprion ocellaris, Cuv. and Val. 5. p. 399. „ melanurus, Cuv. and Val. ..."
3. Proceedings of the Davenport Academy of Sciences by Davenport Academy of Sciences (1904)
"(Plate 7). We present a plate of this handsomely colored species from the reefs at Hong Kong. amphiprion japonicus Schlegel is identical with amphiprion ..."
4. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1879)
"136, spp. nn., Bleeker, Versi. Ak. Amst. (2) xi. New Guinea and Amboina. amphiprion tricolor, Gthr., = frenatus, Brev., and ? = ephippium, Bl., var., p. ..."