Semicircle angelfish

Characteristics

  • Juveniles of the Pomacanthus genus can be similar in appearance and may be easily misidentified.
  • Omnivorous. Feeds, for example, on sponges, tunicates and algae.

Description

Adult:
  • Body dark brown, paler mid body.
  • Body, dorsal fin, anal fin and caudal fin are covered in pale blue dots.
  • Dorsal, pelvic, anal and caudal fins with blue margins.
  • Blue lines on gill cover.
  • Mouth yellow.
Juvenile:
  • Body dark with numerous bluish to white vertical lines which are curved towards head. Line are more curved near the caudal peduncle.
  • Caudal fin dark with blue to white markings.

Common Name: Semicircle angelfish

Family Common Name: Angelfishes

Scientific Name: Pomacanthus semicirculatus___(Cuvier, 1831)

Maximum Length: 40 cm (Standard Length)