Blue Angelfish photographed at the Underwater World aquarium, Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland
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BLUE ANGELFISH FACTS
The Blue Angelfish is yellow to brownish with small blue spots on body. The snout is paler, and the edges of the fins are blue. The dorsal and anal fins end in a long filament with yellow tips. Juveniles are blue-black with concentric blue-white semi-circles
Half-circled Angelfish, Koran Angelfish, Semicircle Angelfish, Zebra Angel-fish.
to 38 cm
coral reef and inshore waters at depth range 1 – 30m
algae, sponges, small invertebrates
Western Indian Ocean to the Central Pacific. In Australia from Western Australia, around the tropical north and south to southern New South Wales.
The Blue Angelfish is a popular aquarium fish for the tropical marine aquarium.
|Common Name:||Blue Angelfish|
Relatives in same Genus
Blue-ringed Angelfish (P. annularis)
Emperor Angelfish (P. imperator)
Blueface Angelfish (P. xanthometopon)