Two-spined Angelfish

Common Name: Two-spined Angelfish

Scientific Name: Centropyge bispinosa


Two-Spined Angelfish are usually blue-purple on the head and the dorsal, anal and caudal fins. The centre of the body is orange to yellow, with blue lines or spots.


The Two-Spined Angelfish feeds on algae.

Size and Characteristics

This species grows to 10cm in length. The Two-Spined Angelfish is most common on outer reef slopes. It is a secretive species that uses crevices in the reef for shelter. This fish occurs singly or in small groups.

Location or Region Found

It is found in depths from 5m to 45m. It occurs in tropical marine waters of the Indo-West and Central Pacific, from East Africa, north to Japan, south to Australia and east to the Tuamoto Islands.

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