Guinean Angelfish (Holacanthus africanus)

Also known as African Angelfish, West African Angel, West African Angelfish

Description

Also known as African Angelfish, West African Angel, West African Angelfish.

Found singly in shallow waters close to rocks over coral and rocky reefs rich in invertebrate growth.
They feed on algae, soft corals, jellyfish, plankton, sponges and tunicates.
Length - 45cm
Depth - 1-40m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic

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/11163

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