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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacanthidae Angelfishes

Genus: Pomacanthus

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Pomacanthus annularis (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacanthus annularis
[Bluering angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Pomacanthus arcuatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacanthus arcuatus
[Gray angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Pomacanthus asfur (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacanthus asfur
[Arabian angelfish]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Pomacanthus chrysurus (Cuvier, 1831)

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Pomacanthus chrysurus
[Goldtail angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Pomacanthus imperator (Bloch, 1787)

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Pomacanthus imperator
[Emperor angelfish]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Pomacanthus maculosus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Pomacanthus maculosus
[Yellowbar angelfish]

Photo by Irtz, P.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Pomacanthus navarchus (Cuvier, 1831)

Photo by Irtz, P.
 
Pomacanthus navarchus
[Bluegirdled angelfish]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 41.1 cm TL
Pomacanthus paru (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Pomacanthus paru
[French angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Pomacanthus rhomboides (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacanthus rhomboides
[Old woman angelfish]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Pomacanthus semicirculatus
[Semicircle angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Pomacanthus sexstriatus (Cuvier, 1831)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pomacanthus sexstriatus
[Sixbar angelfish]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Pomacanthus xanthometopon (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Pomacanthus xanthometopon
[Yellowface angelfish]

Photo by Munson, L.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Pomacanthus zonipectus (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Munson, L.
 
Pomacanthus zonipectus
[Cortez angelfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pomacanthus annularis Bluering angelfish Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1787
Pomacanthus arcuatus Gray angelfish Western Atlantic 60 TL 1758
Pomacanthus asfur Arabian angelfish Western Indian Ocean 40 TL 1775
Pomacanthus chrysurus Goldtail angelfish Western Indian Ocean 33 SL 1831
Pomacanthus imperator Emperor angelfish Indo-Pacific 40 SL 1787
Pomacanthus maculosus Yellowbar angelfish Western Indian Ocean 50 SL 1775
Pomacanthus navarchus Bluegirdled angelfish Indo-Pacific 28 TL 1831
Pomacanthus paru French angelfish Western Atlantic 41.1 TL 1787
Pomacanthus rhomboides Old woman angelfish Western Indian Ocean 46 TL 1908
Pomacanthus semicirculatus Semicircle angelfish Indo-West Pacific 40 SL 1831
Pomacanthus sexstriatus Sixbar angelfish Indo-Pacific 46 TL 1831
Pomacanthus xanthometopon Yellowface angelfish Indo-Pacific 38 TL 1853
Pomacanthus zonipectus Cortez angelfish Eastern Pacific 46 TL 1862



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