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Yellowbar angelfish

(Pomacanthus maculosus)

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Description

Pomacanthus maculosus is a marine angelfish with common names including halfmoon angelfish,yellowband angelfish,yellowbar angelfish,yellow-blotch angelfish,and yellow-marked angelfish.The species lives mainly in coral and rocky areas,in shallow to moderate depths (forty feet),though it is more often in silty reef areas than in rich coral growth.It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade.

Taxonomic tree:

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