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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacanthidae Angelfishes

Genus: Chaetodontoplus

(See list of species below)



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14 species (see list below)

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Photo by Baensch, F.

Southwest Pacific

Chaetodontoplus ballinae Whitley, 1959

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

Photo by Dizon, M.T.

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

Photo by Dizon, M.T.
 
Chaetodontoplus caeruleopunctatus
[Bluespotted angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
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 Ryanskiy, A.

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

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Chaetodontoplus dimidiatus
[Velvet angelfish]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Chaetodontoplus duboulayi
[Scribbled angelfish]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
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 Tanaka, H.

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
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]
14 Species of Family Pomacanthidae with Genus Chaetodontoplus
(Angelfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1959 Chaetodontoplus ballinae Ballina angelfish Southwest Pacific
1976 Chaetodontoplus caeruleopunctatus Bluespotted angelfish Western Pacific 20 TL
1855 Chaetodontoplus chrysocephalus Orangeface angelfish Western Pacific 22 TL
1900 Chaetodontoplus conspicillatus Conspicuous angelfish Western Pacific 10 TL
1860 Chaetodontoplus dimidiatus Velvet angelfish Western Central Pacific 22 TL
1867 Chaetodontoplus duboulayi Scribbled angelfish Indo-West Pacific 28 TL
1853 Chaetodontoplus melanosoma Black-velvet angelfish Indo-West Pacific 20 TL
1990 Chaetodontoplus meredithi Queensland yellowtail angelfish Western Pacific 25 TL
1787 Chaetodontoplus mesoleucus Vermiculated angelfish Indo-West Pacific 18 TL
1966 Chaetodontoplus niger Black angelfish Western Pacific 25 TL
1914 Chaetodontoplus personifer Blueface angelfish Indo-West Pacific 35 TL
2009 Chaetodontoplus poliourus Greytail angelfish Western Pacific 8.6 SL
1844 Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis Bluestriped angelfish Western Pacific 22 TL
2004 Chaetodontoplus vanderloosi Vanderloos angelfish Western Pacific 12.5 SL



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