Marine Life That Can Be Seen When DIving

Blue Ring Angelfish

Blue Ring Angelfish
Blue Ring Angelfish at Boonsung Wreck
Credit: Alexander Kiermayer
Blue Ring Angelfish
Blue Ring Angelfish in Thailand
Credit: Alexander Kiermayer
Blue Ring Angelfish Pomacanthus annularis
Description

Pomacanthus annularis is commonly known as the Blue Ring/King or Annularis Angelfish, and is a very attractive species due to its vibrant colouration. It occurs in shallow tropical waters from eastern Affrica to Japan, across the Indo-Pacific region.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes (Perch-Like Fish)
Family: Pomacanthidae (Pomacanthidae)
Genus: Pomacanthus (Pomacanthus)
Species: Pomacanthus annularis
Size
Average Size: 40 centimetres

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