Fish Species

Scribbled Angelfish

Scribbled Angelfish - Description

The Scribbled Angelfish is one of the more uncommon angelfish and makes a beautiful addition to any marine aquarium.

They require lots of rock which they use as food source (algae) and as a hiding place. It is not recommend to add them to a reef aquarium as they will try and eat the coral and clams!

Popular Name: Scribbled Angelfish
Species: Chaetodontoplus dubolayi

Profile of the Scribbled Angelfish

This Profile contains interesting facts and information about the Scribbled Angelfish species.

  • Size: Up to 28cm

  • Fish Tank conditions: PH 8.1-8.4

  • Diet / Feeding: Frozen or Flake Food

  • Temperament: Good Community Fish

  • Behaviour: Like other Angelfish, they will fight with their own species, recommended to add a single specimen

  • Range: Indian Ocean and West Pacific Ocean

Scientific Classification of the Scribbled Angelfish

Definition: Scientific classification, or biological classification, is how biologists group and categorize species of organisms with shared physical characteristics. Scientific classification belongs to the science of taxonomy.

  • Species: Chaetodontoplus dubolayi

  • Popular Name: Scribbled Angelfish

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Perciformes

  • Family: Pomacanthidae

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Facts about Fish Species - Scribbled Angelfish

The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process.

A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process.


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Beta (Betta), Gold Fish (Goldfish), Star, Angel, Puffer, Discus, Piranha, Rainbow, Parrot, Crustaceans, Sea Anemones and Coral.

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