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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacanthidae Angelfishes

Genus: Centropyge

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35 species (see list below)

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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 6.9 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 Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
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
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35 Species of Family Pomacanthidae with Genus Centropyge
(Angelfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2006 Centropyge abei Abe's angelfish Western Pacific 9.1 SL
1922 Centropyge acanthops Orangeback angelfish Western Indian Ocean 8 TL
1951 Centropyge argi Cherubfish Western Atlantic 8 TL
1974 Centropyge aurantia Golden angelfish Western Pacific 10 TL
1974 Centropyge aurantonotus Flameback angelfish Western Atlantic 7.5 TL
1787 Centropyge bicolor Bicolor angelfish Indo-Pacific 15 TL
1860 Centropyge bispinosa Twospined angelfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL
1992 Centropyge boylei Peppermint angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 7 TL
2016 Centropyge cocosensis Cocos pygmy angelfish Eastern Indian Ocean
1974 Centropyge colini Cocos-Keeling angelfish Indo-West Pacific 9 TL
1990 Centropyge debelius Blue Mauritius angelfish Western Indian Ocean 9 TL
2012 Centropyge deborae Blue Velvet Angelfish South Pacific Ocean 6.9 SL
1963 Centropyge eibli Blacktail angelfish Eastern Indian Ocean 15 TL
1972 Centropyge ferrugata Rusty angelfish Western Pacific 10 TL
1904 Centropyge fisheri Orange angelfish Indo-West Pacific 8.4 TL
1977 Centropyge flavipectoralis Yellowfin angelfish Western Indian Ocean 10 TL
1831 Centropyge flavissima Lemonpeel angelfish Western Central Pacific. 14 TL
1953 Centropyge heraldi Yellow angelfish Indo-Pacific Ocean 12 TL
1973 Centropyge hotumatua Blackear angelfish Eastern Pacific 10 TL
1918 Centropyge interrupta Japanese angelfish Pacific Ocean 15 TL
1974 Centropyge joculator Yellowhead angelfish Eastern Indian Ocean 9 TL
1874 Centropyge loriculus Flame angel Pacific Ocean 15 TL
1974 Centropyge multicolor Multicolor angelfish Pacific Ocean 9 TL
1867 Centropyge multispinis Dusky angelfish Indo-West Pacific 14 TL
1989 Centropyge nahackyi Nahacky's angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 9 TL
1993 Centropyge narcosis Narc angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 5.5 SL
1953 Centropyge nigriocella Blackspot angelfish Pacific Ocean 6 TL
1853 Centropyge nox Midnight angelfish Western Pacific 10 TL
1912 Centropyge potteri Russet angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL
1975 Centropyge resplendens Resplendent angelfish Southeast Atlantic 6 TL
1979 Centropyge shepardi Mango angelfish Western Pacific 9 TL
1831 Centropyge tibicen Keyhole angelfish Western Pacific 19 TL
1969 Centropyge venusta Purplemask angelfish Western Pacific 12 NG
1853 Centropyge vrolikii Pearlscale angelfish Western Pacific 12 TL
1998 Centropyge woodheadi Southwestern Pacific



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