More recently, these fishes were treated by Fautin & Allen (1992), who recognized 27 species in Amphiprion Bloch & Schneider, 1801, and one species in Premnas Cuvier, 1816.
Proportional measurements of type specimens of Amphiprion pacificus as percentage of the standard length.
Summary of diagnostic features for Amphiprion akallopisos, A.
Diagnosis: A species of the pomacentrid genus Amphiprion with the following combination of characters: dorsal rays IX,18-20; anal rays II,12-13; pectoral rays 17-18; tubed lateral line scales 33-48; gill rakers 5-6 + 11-12; opercular spinules 8-11; body depth 2.
Remarks: Amphiprion pacificus is similar in appearance to A.
This limited, relatively localised distribution is typical of many species of Amphiprion.
Distribution and habitat: Amphiprion pacificus is reliably known only from Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and Wallis Island.