Holacanthus africanus Cadenat, 1951
Guinean angelfish
photo by Wirtz, P.

Family:  Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)
Max. size:  45 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 1 - 40 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Common off Ghana where it is generally found among rocks.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 08 October 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 20.06.94
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 01.09.99
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 13.08.94

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