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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacanthidae Angelfishes

Genus: Pomacanthus

(See list of species below)



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13 species (see list below)

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Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Pomacanthus annularis (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
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 Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Pomacanthus imperator (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Pomacanthus imperator
[Emperor angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Pomacanthus maculosus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
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 Cook, D.C.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Pomacanthus sexstriatus (Cuvier, 1831)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Pomacanthus sexstriatus
[Sixbar angelfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Pomacanthus xanthometopon (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
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]
13 Species of Family Pomacanthidae with Genus Pomacanthus
(Angelfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1787 Pomacanthus annularis Bluering angelfish Indo-West Pacific 45 TL
1758 Pomacanthus arcuatus Gray angelfish Western Atlantic 60 TL
1775 Pomacanthus asfur Arabian angelfish Western Indian Ocean 40 TL
1831 Pomacanthus chrysurus Goldtail angelfish Western Indian Ocean 33 SL
1787 Pomacanthus imperator Emperor angelfish Indo-Pacific 40 SL
1775 Pomacanthus maculosus Yellowbar angelfish Western Indian Ocean 50 SL
1831 Pomacanthus navarchus Bluegirdled angelfish Indo-Pacific 28 TL
1787 Pomacanthus paru French angelfish Western Atlantic 41.1 TL
1908 Pomacanthus rhomboides Old woman angelfish Western Indian Ocean 46 TL
1831 Pomacanthus semicirculatus Semicircle angelfish Indo-West Pacific 40 SL
1831 Pomacanthus sexstriatus Sixbar angelfish Indo-Pacific 46 TL
1853 Pomacanthus xanthometopon Yellowface angelfish Indo-Pacific 38 TL
1862 Pomacanthus zonipectus Cortez angelfish Eastern Pacific 46 TL



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