Blue-girdled Angelfish (Pomacanthus navarchus)

Also known as Bluegirdle Angelfish, Blue-girdled Angel, Majestic Angelfish, Narvarchus Angelfish, Young Blue-girdled Angel

Description

Also known as Bluegirdle Angelfish, Blue-girdled Angel, Majestic Angelfish, Narvarchus Angelfish, Young Blue-girdled Angel.

Found singly or in pairs over channels, clear lagoons and protected outer reef slopes rich in coral growth.
They feed on sponges and tunicates.
Length - 28cm
Depth - 3-40m
Widespread Indo Pacific

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/Euxiphipops-navarchus.html

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