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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacanthidae Angelfishes

Genus: Genicanthus

(See list of species below)



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10 species (see list below)

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Photo by JJPhoto

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

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Genicanthus bellus
[Ornate angelfish]

Photo by Field, R.

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

Photo by Field, R.
 
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]
10 Species of Family Pomacanthidae with Genus Genicanthus
(Angelfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1975 Genicanthus bellus Ornate angelfish Eastern Indian Ocean 18 TL
1860 Genicanthus caudovittatus Zebra angelfish Western Indian Ocean 20 TL
1802 Genicanthus lamarck Blackstriped angelfish Indo-West Pacific 25 TL
1857 Genicanthus melanospilos Spotbreast angelfish Western Pacific 18 TL
1975 Genicanthus personatus Masked angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 21 TL
1900 Genicanthus semicinctus Halfbanded angelfish Southwest Pacific 21 TL
1934 Genicanthus semifasciatus Japanese swallow Western Pacific 21 TL
1975 Genicanthus spinus Pitcairn angelfish Eastern Pacific 35 TL
1997 Genicanthus takeuchii Northwest Pacific 25 SL
1970 Genicanthus watanabei Blackedged angelfish Pacific Ocean 15 TL



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