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Emperor Angelfish

Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) in Thailand
Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator)
Credit: Helen Holmgren
Juvenile Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator)
Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) JUVENILE
Credit: Alvaro Herrero
Emperor Angelfish Pomacanthus imperator
Description

The Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) is a popular reef fish found in tropical and sub-tropilal seas around the Indo-Pacific region. It has striking colouration, and this makes it popular with divers, but also those who keep fish in aquaria. The juveniles of the species have very different markings and colours, which are equally attractive.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes (Perch-Like Fish)
Family: Pomacanthidae (Pomacanthidae)
Genus: Pomacanthus (Pomacanthus)
Species: Pomacanthus imperator
Size
Average Size: 30 centimetres

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