King Angelfish (Holacanthus passer)

Also known as Passer Angel, Passer Angelfish


Also known as Passer Angel, Passer Angelfish.

Found singly or in pairs sometimes in mixed schools over coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on algae, sessile invertebrates, plankton and sponges.
Length - 35cm
Depth - 4-30m
Widespread Eastern 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:


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