Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Emperor Angelfish

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.

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

No Troubles Just Bubbles' divers who recently saw Emperor Angelfish

Joel Rajesh
Spotted in: Thailand Thailand
Diving from boat: Andaman
Trip destinations: Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
When: Apr 2022

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