Keyhole Angelfish (Centropyge tibicen)

Also known as Black Angelfish, Dwarf Angel, Dwarf Angelfish, Keyhole Angel, Keyhole Dwarf Angel, Keyhole Pygmy Angelfish, Melas Angelfish, Pygmy Angelfish, Tibicen Angelfish, White-spot Angel

Description

Also known as Black Angelfish, Dwarf Angel, Dwarf Angelfish, Keyhole Angel, Keyhole Dwarf Angel, Keyhole Pygmy Angelfish, Melas Angelfish, Pygmy Angelfish, Tibicen Angelfish, White-spot Angel.

Found singly or in harems amongst coral and rubble areas (where the can retreat to hide) over lagoons and seaward reefs.
They feed on algae.
Length - 18cm
Depth - 4-55m
Widespread Western 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/Centropyge-tibicen

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