Centropyge boylei Pyle & Randall, 1992
Peppermint angelfish
photo by Jaletzky, P. / Adventure Cook Islands Ltd

Family:  Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)
Max. size:  7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 53 - 120 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Rarotonga, Cook Islands.
Biology:  Found in ledges, caves, and rubble areas of steep seaward reefs (Ref. 9710, 48391). Never or rarely exported through the aquarium trade (Ref. 48391).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 09 October 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 13.11.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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