Arabian Angelfish (Pomacanthus asfur)

Also known as Arabian Angel, Asfur Angel, Asfur Angelfish, Crescent Angelfish

Description

Also known as Arabian Angel, Asfur Angel, Asfur Angelfish, Crescent Angelfish.

Found singly or in pairs over semi protected inshore reefs rich in hard and soft coral growth.
They feed on sponges and tunicates.
Length - 40cm
Depth - 3-30m
Widespread Western Indian Ocean

Can be very aggressive unless paired!

Angelfish are usually brightly coloured with highly compressed bodies.
Some live in "harems" others in pairs, they can be highly territorial and make a loud drumming sound when alarmed.

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