The French Angelfish is also referred to as simply 'Angelfish'
as it is the largest Angelfish in the family Pomacanthidae.
are monogamous and the pair will aggressively defend their
territory. Like other angels, the coloring of the juvenile
varies vastly from the adult fish.
The picture above shows a
juvenile French angelfish, the body is black with yellow bands.
The adult has a black body but the edges of its fins are yellow,
it has a white chin, the outer part of the eye is yellow and
there is a thin blue rim around its eye. The French angelfish is
eaten, it is commonly sold at fish markets.
Profile of the French Angelfish
Profile contains interesting facts and information about the
French Angelfish species.
Size: Up to 41cm
PH 8.1-8.4 Temp 25-27 Degrees
Diet / Feeding:
Sponges, Algae, Mysis Shrimp, Prepared Marine Food
Aggressive and Territorial towards other Angelfish
reefs at depths of up to 100m
Usually found in pairs, will both defend their territory
Range: Western Atlantic,
Caribbean, Eastern Atlantic
Classification of the French 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.