Gray Angelfish (Pomacanthus arcuatus)

Also known as Pot Cover


Known as Pot Cover.

Found singly or in pairs over coastal reef slopes rich in coral growth.
They feed on algae, corals, seagrass, sponges and tunicates.
Juveniles found over grassy areas and shallow patch reefs where they act as cleaner fish.
Length - 60cm
Depth - 2-30m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean

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:

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 Gray Angelfish. Click the image(s) to explore further or hover over to get a better view!

Gray Angelfish (Juvenile)

Gray Angelfish (Juvenile)

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