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Family: Pomacanthidae Angelfishes



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Photo by Cook, D.C.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Apolemichthys arcuatus (Gray, 1831)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Apolemichthys arcuatus
[Bandit angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Apolemichthys armitagei Smith, 1955

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apolemichthys armitagei
[Armitage angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Apolemichthys griffisi (Carlson & Taylor, 1981)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apolemichthys griffisi
[Griffis angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Apolemichthys guezei (Randall & Maugé, 1978)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apolemichthys guezei
[Reunion angelfish]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Apolemichthys kingi Heemstra, 1984

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Apolemichthys kingi
[Tiger angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Apolemichthys trimaculatus (Cuvier, 1831)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apolemichthys trimaculatus
[Threespot angelfish]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Apolemichthys xanthopunctatus Burgess, 1973

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Apolemichthys xanthopunctatus
[Goldspotted angelfish]

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Apolemichthys xanthotis (Fraser-Brunner, 1950)

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Apolemichthys xanthotis
[Yellow-ear angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Apolemichthys xanthurus (Bennett, 1833)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apolemichthys xanthurus
[Yellowtail angelfish]

Photo by Stender, K.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Centropyge abei Allen, Young & Colin, 2006

Photo by Stender, K.
 
Centropyge abei
[Abe's angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Centropyge acanthops (Norman, 1922)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Centropyge acanthops
[Orangeback angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Centropyge argi Woods & Kanazawa, 1951

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Centropyge argi
[Cherubfish]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Centropyge aurantia Randall & Wass, 1974

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Centropyge aurantia
[Golden angelfish]

Photo by Macieira, R.M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Centropyge aurantonotus Burgess, 1974

Photo by Macieira, R.M.
 
Centropyge aurantonotus
[Flameback angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Centropyge bicolor (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Centropyge bicolor
[Bicolor angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Centropyge bispinosa (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Centropyge bispinosa
[Twospined angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Centropyge boylei Pyle & Randall, 1992

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Centropyge boylei
[Peppermint angelfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Centropyge cocosensis
[Cocos pygmy angelfish]

Photo by Lougher, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Centropyge colini Smith-Vaniz & Randall, 1974

Photo by Lougher, T.
 
Centropyge colini
[Cocos-Keeling angelfish]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Centropyge debelius Pyle, 1990

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Centropyge debelius
[Blue Mauritius angelfish]

Photo by Carlson, B.

South Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL
Centropyge deborae Shen, Ho & Chang, 2012

Photo by Carlson, B.
 
Centropyge deborae
[Blue Velvet Angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Centropyge eibli Klausewitz, 1963

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Centropyge eibli
[Blacktail angelfish]

Photo by Steene, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Centropyge ferrugata Randall & Burgess, 1972

Photo by Steene, R.
 
Centropyge ferrugata
[Rusty angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Centropyge fisheri (Snyder, 1904)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Centropyge fisheri
[Orange angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Centropyge flavipectoralis Randall & Klausewitz, 1977

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Centropyge flavipectoralis
[Yellowfin angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Centropyge flavissima (Cuvier, 1831)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Centropyge flavissima
[Lemonpeel angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Centropyge heraldi Woods & Schultz, 1953

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Centropyge heraldi
[Yellow angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Centropyge hotumatua Randall & Caldwell, 1973

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Centropyge hotumatua
[Blackear angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Centropyge interrupta (Tanaka, 1918)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Centropyge interrupta
[Japanese angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Centropyge joculator Smith-Vaniz & Randall, 1974

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Centropyge joculator
[Yellowhead angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Centropyge loriculus (Günther, 1874)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Centropyge loriculus
[Flame angel]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Centropyge multicolor Randall & Wass, 1974

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Centropyge multicolor
[Multicolor angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Centropyge multispinis (Playfair, 1867)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Centropyge multispinis
[Dusky angelfish]

Photo by Lyda, C.M.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Centropyge nahackyi Kosaki, 1989

Photo by Lyda, C.M.
 
Centropyge nahackyi
[Nahacky's angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Centropyge narcosis Pyle & Randall, 1993

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Centropyge narcosis
[Narc angelfish]

Photo by Pyle, R.L.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Centropyge nigriocella Woods & Schultz, 1953

Photo by Pyle, R.L.
 
Centropyge nigriocella
[Blackspot angelfish]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Centropyge nox (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Centropyge nox
[Midnight angelfish]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Centropyge potteri (Jordan & Metz, 1912)

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Centropyge potteri
[Russet angelfish]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Centropyge resplendens Lubbock & Sankey, 1975

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Centropyge resplendens
[Resplendent angelfish]

Photo by Fraser, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Centropyge shepardi Randall & Yasuda, 1979

Photo by Fraser, J.
 
Centropyge shepardi
[Mango angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Centropyge tibicen (Cuvier, 1831)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Centropyge tibicen
[Keyhole angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm NG
Centropyge venusta (Yasuda & Tominaga, 1969)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Centropyge venusta
[Purplemask angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Centropyge vrolikii (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Centropyge vrolikii
[Pearlscale angelfish]
No picture found
Southwestern Pacific

 
Centropyge woodheadi
[]

Photo by Baensch, F.

Southwest Pacific

Chaetodontoplus ballinae Whitley, 1959

Photo by Baensch, F.
 
Chaetodontoplus ballinae
[Ballina angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus caeruleopunctatus Yasuda & Tominaga, 1976

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chaetodontoplus caeruleopunctatus
[Bluespotted angelfish]
No picture found
Northwestern Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Chaetodontoplus cephalareticulatus
[]

Photo by Tonozuka, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus chrysocephalus (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Tonozuka, T.
 
Chaetodontoplus chrysocephalus
[Orangeface angelfish]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus conspicillatus (Waite, 1900)

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Chaetodontoplus conspicillatus
[Conspicuous angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus dimidiatus (Bleeker, 1860)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chaetodontoplus dimidiatus
[Velvet angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus duboulayi (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chaetodontoplus duboulayi
[Scribbled angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus melanosoma (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chaetodontoplus melanosoma
[Black-velvet angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus meredithi Kuiter, 1990

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chaetodontoplus meredithi
[Queensland yellowtail angelfish]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus mesoleucus (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Chaetodontoplus mesoleucus
[Vermiculated angelfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Chaetodontoplus niger
[Black angelfish]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus personifer (McCulloch, 1914)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Chaetodontoplus personifer
[Blueface angelfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Chaetodontoplus poliourus Randall & Rocha, 2009

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chaetodontoplus poliourus
[Greytail angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis
[Bluestriped angelfish]

Photo by Carlson, B.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Chaetodontoplus vanderloosi Allen & Steene, 2004

Photo by Carlson, B.
 
Chaetodontoplus vanderloosi
[Vanderloos angelfish]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Genicanthus bellus Randall, 1975

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Genicanthus bellus
[Ornate angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Genicanthus caudovittatus (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Genicanthus caudovittatus
[Zebra angelfish]

Photo by Honeycutt, K.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Genicanthus lamarck (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Honeycutt, K.
 
Genicanthus lamarck
[Blackstriped angelfish]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Genicanthus melanospilos (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Genicanthus melanospilos
[Spotbreast angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Genicanthus personatus Randall, 1975

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Genicanthus personatus
[Masked angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Genicanthus semicinctus (Waite, 1900)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Genicanthus semicinctus
[Halfbanded angelfish]

Photo by Pyle, R.L.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Genicanthus semifasciatus (Kamohara, 1934)

Photo by Pyle, R.L.
 
Genicanthus semifasciatus
[Japanese swallow]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Genicanthus spinus Randall, 1975

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Genicanthus spinus
[Pitcairn angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Genicanthus takeuchii Pyle, 1997

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Genicanthus takeuchii
[]

Photo by Lougher, T.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Genicanthus watanabei (Yasuda & Tominaga, 1970)

Photo by Lougher, T.
 
Genicanthus watanabei
[Blackedged angelfish]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Holacanthus africanus Cadenat, 1951

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Holacanthus africanus
[Guinean angelfish]

Photo by Chan, T.T.C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Holacanthus bermudensis Goode, 1876

Photo by Chan, T.T.C.
 
Holacanthus bermudensis
[Angelfish]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Holacanthus ciliaris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Holacanthus ciliaris
[Queen angelfish]

Photo by Nip, T.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Holacanthus clarionensis Gilbert, 1890

Photo by Nip, T.
 
Holacanthus clarionensis
[Clarion angelfish]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Holacanthus limbaughi Baldwin, 1963

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Holacanthus limbaughi
[Clipperton angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35.6 cm TL
Holacanthus passer Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Holacanthus passer
[King angelfish]

Photo by Minguell, C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Holacanthus tricolor (Bloch, 1795)

Photo by Minguell, C.
 
Holacanthus tricolor
[Rock beauty]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Paracentropyge multifasciata (Smith & Radcliffe, 1911)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Paracentropyge multifasciata
[Barred angelfish]

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)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
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]

Photo by Moldzio, S.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Pygoplites diacanthus (Boddaert, 1772)

Photo by Moldzio, S.
 
Pygoplites diacanthus
[Regal angelfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Apolemichthys arcuatus Bandit angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 18 TL 1831
Apolemichthys armitagei Armitage angelfish Western Indian Ocean 21 TL 1955
Apolemichthys griffisi Griffis angelfish Pacific Ocean 30 TL 1981
Apolemichthys guezei Reunion angelfish Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1978
Apolemichthys kingi Tiger angelfish Western Indian Ocean 21 TL 1984
Apolemichthys trimaculatus Threespot angelfish Indo-West Pacific 26 TL 1831
Apolemichthys xanthopunctatus Goldspotted angelfish Pacific Ocean 25 TL 1973
Apolemichthys xanthotis Yellow-ear angelfish Western Indian Ocean 20 SL 1950
Apolemichthys xanthurus Yellowtail angelfish Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1833
Centropyge abei Abe's angelfish Western Pacific 9.1 SL 2006
Centropyge acanthops Orangeback angelfish Western Indian Ocean 8 TL 1922
Centropyge argi Cherubfish Western Atlantic 8 TL 1951
Centropyge aurantia Golden angelfish Western Pacific 10 TL 1974
Centropyge aurantonotus Flameback angelfish Western Atlantic 7.5 TL 1974
Centropyge bicolor Bicolor angelfish Indo-Pacific 15 TL 1787
Centropyge bispinosa Twospined angelfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1860
Centropyge boylei Peppermint angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 7 TL 1992
Centropyge cocosensis Cocos pygmy angelfish Eastern Indian Ocean 2016
Centropyge colini Cocos-Keeling angelfish Indo-West Pacific 9 TL 1974
Centropyge debelius Blue Mauritius angelfish Western Indian Ocean 9 TL 1990
Centropyge deborae Blue Velvet Angelfish South Pacific Ocean 7.0 SL 2012
Centropyge eibli Blacktail angelfish Eastern Indian Ocean 15 TL 1963
Centropyge ferrugata Rusty angelfish Western Pacific 10 TL 1972
Centropyge fisheri Orange angelfish Indo-West Pacific 8.4 TL 1904
Centropyge flavipectoralis Yellowfin angelfish Western Indian Ocean 10 TL 1977
Centropyge flavissima Lemonpeel angelfish Western Central Pacific. 14 TL 1831
Centropyge heraldi Yellow angelfish Indo-Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1953
Centropyge hotumatua Blackear angelfish Eastern Pacific 10 TL 1973
Centropyge interrupta Japanese angelfish Pacific Ocean 15 TL 1918
Centropyge joculator Yellowhead angelfish Eastern Indian Ocean 9 TL 1974
Centropyge loriculus Flame angel Pacific Ocean 15 TL 1874
Centropyge multicolor Multicolor angelfish Pacific Ocean 9 TL 1974
Centropyge multispinis Dusky angelfish Indo-West Pacific 14 TL 1867
Centropyge nahackyi Nahacky's angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 9 TL 1989
Centropyge narcosis Narc angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 5.5 SL 1993
Centropyge nigriocella Blackspot angelfish Pacific Ocean 6 TL 1953
Centropyge nox Midnight angelfish Western Pacific 10 TL 1853
Centropyge potteri Russet angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL 1912
Centropyge resplendens Resplendent angelfish Southeast Atlantic 6 TL 1975
Centropyge shepardi Mango angelfish Western Pacific 9 TL 1979
Centropyge tibicen Keyhole angelfish Western Pacific 19 TL 1831
Centropyge venusta Purplemask angelfish Western Pacific 12 NG 1969
Centropyge vrolikii Pearlscale angelfish Western Pacific 12 TL 1853
Centropyge woodheadi Southwestern Pacific 1998
Chaetodontoplus ballinae Ballina angelfish Southwest Pacific 1959
Chaetodontoplus caeruleopunctatus Bluespotted angelfish Western Pacific 20 TL 1976
Chaetodontoplus cephalareticulatus Northwestern Pacific 8.9 SL 1975
Chaetodontoplus chrysocephalus Orangeface angelfish Western Pacific 22 TL 1855
Chaetodontoplus conspicillatus Conspicuous angelfish Western Pacific 10 TL 1900
Chaetodontoplus dimidiatus Velvet angelfish Western Central Pacific 22 TL 1860
Chaetodontoplus duboulayi Scribbled angelfish Indo-West Pacific 28 TL 1867
Chaetodontoplus melanosoma Black-velvet angelfish Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1853
Chaetodontoplus meredithi Queensland yellowtail angelfish Western Pacific 25 TL 1990
Chaetodontoplus mesoleucus Vermiculated angelfish Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1787
Chaetodontoplus niger Black angelfish Western Pacific 25 TL 1966
Chaetodontoplus personifer Blueface angelfish Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1914
Chaetodontoplus poliourus Greytail angelfish Western Pacific 8.6 SL 2009
Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis Bluestriped angelfish Western Pacific 22 TL 1844
Chaetodontoplus vanderloosi Vanderloos angelfish Western Pacific 12.5 SL 2004
Genicanthus bellus Ornate angelfish Eastern Indian Ocean 18 TL 1975
Genicanthus caudovittatus Zebra angelfish Western Indian Ocean 20 TL 1860
Genicanthus lamarck Blackstriped angelfish Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 1802
Genicanthus melanospilos Spotbreast angelfish Western Pacific 18 TL 1857
Genicanthus personatus Masked angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 21 TL 1975
Genicanthus semicinctus Halfbanded angelfish Southwest Pacific 21 TL 1900
Genicanthus semifasciatus Japanese swallow Western Pacific 21 TL 1934
Genicanthus spinus Pitcairn angelfish Eastern Pacific 35 TL 1975
Genicanthus takeuchii Northwest Pacific 25 SL 1997
Genicanthus watanabei Blackedged angelfish Pacific Ocean 15 TL 1970
Holacanthus africanus Guinean angelfish Eastern Atlantic 45 TL 1951
Holacanthus bermudensis Angelfish Western Atlantic 45 TL 1876
Holacanthus ciliaris Queen angelfish Western Atlantic 45 TL 1758
Holacanthus clarionensis Clarion angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 20 TL 1890
Holacanthus limbaughi Clipperton angelfish Eastern Pacific 25 TL 1963
Holacanthus passer King angelfish Eastern Pacific 35.6 TL 1846
Holacanthus tricolor Rock beauty Western Atlantic 35 TL 1795
Paracentropyge multifasciata Barred angelfish Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1911
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
Pygoplites diacanthus Regal angelfish Indo-Pacific 25 SL 1772



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