Keyhole angelfish


  • Usually recorded singly.
  • Mainly feeds on algae.
  • Recorded to live to at least 6 years in wild.


  • Body dark blue to black.
  • A vertical, elongated white blotch mid body.
  • Caudal fin and rear of dorsal fin with bright blue margin.
  • Pelvic fin yellow.
  • Outer part of the anal fin is bright yellow, separated from the dark blue to black colouration by a bright blue line.

Common Name: Keyhole angelfish

Family Common Name: Angelfishes

Scientific Name: Centropyge tibicen___(Cuvier, 1831)

Maximum Length: 19 cm (Total Length)