Fish Species

Juvenile Emperor Angelfish

Juvenile Emperor Angelfish - Description

The Juvenile Emperor Angelfish is a reef dwelling marine angelfish. Juvenile  Emperors are dark blue in color and have blue and white stripes around their body.

It can take over two years for the Juvenile's coloring to change to its adult color. The picture on the left shows a Juvenile Emperor.

Like other Angelfish, the Juvenile Emperor is very territorial and aggressive towards its own species and smaller fish.

Profile of the Juvenile Emperor Angelfish

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

  • Size: Up to 40cm

  • Fish Tank conditions: Temp 22-25 Degrees. PH 8.1-8.4

  • Diet / Feeding: Mysis Shrimp, Brine Shrimp, Marine Preparations

  • Temperament: Aggressive towards other Angelfish, keep a single species

  • Habitat: Cave and Ledges at depths of up to 100m

  • Behaviour: Aggressive, territorial

  • Range: Indo-Pacific

Scientific Classification of the Juvenile Emperor 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: Pomacanthus imperator

  • Popular Name: Juvenile Emperor Angelfish

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Perciformes

  • Family: Pomacanthidae

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Facts about Fish Species - Juvenile Emperor 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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