Yellow Masked Angelfish (Pomacanthus xanthometopon) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Yellow Masked Angelfish

Yellow-Masked Angelfish (Pomacanthus xanthometopon) is a colourful Angelfish found in tropical waters from The Maldives to Japan in the Indo-Pacific region. Its juveniles look very different from the adults, with zebra-like stripes and blue edges.

Yellow-Masked Angelfish
Yellow-Masked Angelfish
Credit: Alexander Kiermayer
Yellow Masked Angelfish Pomacanthus xanthometopon
Scientific Rank
Chordata (Chordates)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-Like Fish)
Family: Pomacanthidae (Pomacanthidae)
Genus: Pomacanthus (Pomacanthus)
Species: Pomacanthus xanthometopon
Average Size: 35 centimetres

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Spotted in: Thailand Thailand
Diving from boat: Andaman
Trip destinations: Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Koh Surin
When: May 2022

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