Blackspot Angelfish

Common Name: Blue Angelfish
Scientific Name: Pomacanthus semicirculatus


The Blue Angelfish has a deep compressed body. It is yellow to brownish with small blue spots on body. There is a bright blue ring around the eye. The preopercular spine and margins of the operculum and preoperculum are bright blue. The margins of the ventral fins and median fins fins are bright blue.

The Blue Angelfish has also been called the Half-circled Angelfish, Koran Angelfish, Semicircle Angelfish and Zebra Angel-fish.


It grows to 38 cm in length.

Location or Region Found

This species occurs in coral reef and inshore waters of the Western Indian Ocean to the Central Pacific.

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