The Yellowbar Angelfish is also commonly known as the Half Moon,
Blue Moon Angelfish,
Maculosus Angelfish and Map Angelfish.
It is a marine Angelfish
and like other angels it is very territorial and aggressive to
its own species as well as smaller fish.
The coloring of the
Juvenile varies greatly from the adult, the juvenile has blue,
white and black bands, the yellow coloring develops as they
mature. The picture on the left is of an adult Yellowbar Angelfish.
Species: Pomacanthus maculosus
Profile of the Yellowbar Angelfish
Profile contains interesting facts and information about the
Yellowbar Angelfish species.
Size: Up to 50cm
PH 8.1-8.4 Temp 25-27 Degrees
Diet / Feeding:
Sponges, Shrimp and Tubeworms
Good Community Fish
and Rocky Areas at depths of up to 40ft
Territorial and Aggressive towards other Angelfish
Range: Red Sea,
Persian Gulf, Indian Ocean
Classification of the Yellowbar 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.
Angel Fish Index
Facts about Fish Species -
The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes
varies enormously - you really need excellent quality
pictures or photographs to assist in the identification
A combination of the number of fins and their
characteristics, color, scale counts, general features,
maximum length and distribution are used during a species
The species detailed on this website
are Tropical, Saltwater, Aquarium , Marine , Pet , Pond,
Beta (Betta), Gold
Fish (Goldfish), Star, Angel, Puffer, Discus, Piranha, Rainbow,
Parrot, Crustaceans, Sea Anemones and Coral.