Blue Angelfish (Holocanthus bermudensis)

Also known as Bermuda Blue Angelfish, Bermuda Meringue, Blue Angel, Corn Sugar, Corn Sugar Angelfish

Description

Also known as Bermuda Blue Angelfish, Bermuda Meringue, Blue Angel, Corn Sugar, Corn Sugar Angelfish.

Found swimming above the reef tops of coral and rocky reefs rich in sponge growth.
They feed on sponges.
Juveniles found in channels of inshore reefs.
Length - 45cm
Depth - 2-25m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean

[The first picture is probably a Townsend Angelfish which is a Hybrid of the Queen Angelfish - Holacanthus ciliaris and Blue Angelfish - Holacanthus bermudensis]

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. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/3608

Related creatures

Heads up! Many creatures change during their life. Juvenile fish become adults and some change shape or their colour. Some species change sex and others just get older. The following creature(s) are known relatives of the Blue Angelfish. Click the image(s) to explore further or hover over to get a better view!

Blue Angelfish (Juvenile)

Blue Angelfish (Juvenile)

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