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Apolemichthys xanthurus

(Apolemichthys xanthurus)

Description

Apolemichthys xanthurus, the Indian yellowtail angelfish, is a species of marine angelfish of the family Pomacanthidae. Other common names include cream angelfish, smoke angelfish, or yellowtail black angelfish. The angelfish should not be confused with its relative the Yellow-ear angelfish (Apolemichthys xanthotis) despite similar appearances.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Pomacanthidae
Genus:Apolemichthys
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