Predators of the French angelfish

Predators of the French angelfish

June 28, 2014 – 10:29 am

A French Angelfish, Pomacanthus paru, shows off its characteristic yellow-tipped scales in this photo. Photo copyright istockphoto.com, DJMattaar French Angelfish, Pomacanthus paru, have...

French angelfish Adaptations

French angelfish Adaptations

June 29, 2014 – 10:36 am

The French angela , Pomacanthus paru , is a large angelfish of the family Pomacanthidae, found in the western Atlantic from Florida and the Bahamas to Brazil, and also the Gulf of Mexico...

French angelfish growth rate

French angelfish growth rate

July 2, 2014 – 10:57 am

This article was originally published on The Absolute Belize website. Absolute Belize brings together the best of what Belize has to offer, in one place, to deliver it to you with a personal...

French Angelfish live Aquaria

French Angelfish live Aquaria

July 3, 2014 – 11:21 am

The Coral Beauty Angelfish is a popular saltwater aquarium fish which belongs to the family Pomacanthidae under order Perciformes of Class Actinopterygii. It is also known as two-spined...

French angelfish endangered

French angelfish endangered

July 4, 2014 – 11:42 am

Pomacanthus paru By Natasha Strother Adult. Photo by LASZLO ILYES Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Perciformes Family: Pomacanthidae Genus: Species: paru Common...

French angelfish spawning

French angelfish spawning

July 16, 2014 – 02:00 pm

Martin Moe in his Florida Keys research lab. WOW! Congratulations Matt, Eric, and Cristine. This is so great. The connection between the large aquariums and the research facilities is essential...

French Angelfish Mating Habits

French Angelfish Mating Habits

July 19, 2014 – 02:52 pm

This Valentine’s Day, we’ve rounded up a list of the Aquarium’s most “romantic” animals! From seabirds that co-parent to seahorses that hold tails, learn how these marine animals show love:...

French angelfish species

French angelfish species

July 27, 2014 – 06:13 pm

Hello gang, is this week flying by or what The scientists from the Smithsonian continue to be our major focus at Substation this week. One of their many goals this week has been to find...

French angelfish weight

French angelfish weight

July 28, 2014 – 06:21 pm

This fish definitely lives up to the romantic French stereotype. Once paired, French angelfish stay together for the rest of their lives. When they reunite after being separated, they will...

French angelfish Environment

French angelfish Environment

July 29, 2014 – 06:26 pm

Anyone who has snorkeled or dove off of Ambergris Caye is probably familiar with angelfish as they are the classic coral reef fish: graceful, large and attractive. There are 74 species of...

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French Angelfish

French angelfish Environment

French angelfish Environment

Anyone who has snorkeled or dove off of Ambergris Caye is probably familiar with angelfish as they are the classic coral reef fish: graceful, large and attractive. There are 74 species of angelfish worldwide but in the wider Caribbean there are only seven different species: Rock Beauty, Queen Angelfish, Blue Angelfish, Gray Angelfish, French Angelfish, Cherubfish and the Flameback Angelfish. Here, in Belize, it is common to see the Rock Beauty, Queen Angelfish…


French Angelfish

French angelfish weight

French angelfish weight

This fish definitely lives up to the romantic French stereotype. Once paired, French angelfish stay together for the rest of their lives. When they reunite after being separated, they will engage in a ritual called “carouseling, ” in which they circle around each other–liken it to a fish form of “honey, I’m home!” They don’t like when other fish swim too close either, and one pair can defend an area up to almost the size of a football field (about 5, square…


French Angelfish

French angelfish species

French angelfish species

Hello gang, is this week flying by or what The scientists from the Smithsonian continue to be our major focus at Substation this week. One of their many goals this week has been to find and collect the different species of Golden Basslets and a certain species of deep water Wrasses. They said; it’s looking like there may be more than one species in these groups based on previous collected specimens. We also took these black boxes/traps down to different depths…


Emperor Angelfish

Emperor Angelfish Fun Facts

Emperor Angelfish Fun Facts

Photo by G. Spiby Fast facts Live in pairs or on their own on coral reefs at depths to 70m As with other species of angelfish, adult and juvenile emperor angels look very different from one another. Juveniles are dark blue with blue and white rings; adults have yellow and blue stripes, with black around the eyes. One of the reasons for this difference is that adults are very territorial and fight with one another. Because the juveniles have a different colour…


Blue Angelfish

Philippine Blue Angelfish care

Philippine Blue Angelfish care

Here are some picture s of some of the varieties. Also a little info from the breeder about Philippine blue angelfish that I clipped from one of his posts. If you have any questions about them or any angelfish I m sure he will pop in to answer them. Silver ghost pearl scale (photo from my tank) Here is some background information that Neil Oyama from Hawaii gave me on the different varieties of philippine blue angel varieties. Pinoy: Is any combination of genes…


Emperor Angelfish

Emperor Angelfish information

Emperor Angelfish information

The Emperor Angelfish is a saltwater fish that comes from the Indo-Pacific in the wild. It is a gorgeous fish that is also know as the Imperator! In the aquarium industry they can be very expensive, and are not recommended for beginner hobbyists. They can reach an adult size of up to 15 inches so you will need an aquarium of at least 100 gallons. When setting up a tank for the Emperor make sure to provide plenty of live rock and swimming room. Addition feeding…


Emperor Angelfish

Emperor Angelfish Reef

Emperor Angelfish Reef

© Debbie and Stan Hauter The Swallowtail Angelfish is truly a reef safe fish, and is number one at the top of our list. This angel is naturally a planktivore, and often browses on diatom and filamentous algae in aquariums. Having this fish in our 92g reef tank, it has never bothered any of our soft and stony corals. Learn more by reading the Personal Notes From Your Guides section we have included in this fish s profile. by Keoki and Yuko Stender The Coral…


Queen Angelfish

Queen Angelfish Description

Queen Angelfish Description

On many reef dives, the beautiful queen angelfish may be so kind as to grace you with its presence. Fortunately, the protocol for visiting this royalty is fairly lax. Physical description Angelfish are unmistakeable, with the queen no exception. They have very flat, disc-shaped bodies, with blunt, rounded heads. The dorsal and anal fins extend along the top and bottom of the body, trailing backwards like the fins on a sports car. It is the coloring that sets…


Blue Angelfish

Blue Angelfish Poems

Blue Angelfish Poems

Robert Morgan grew up in a small town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina at both Chapel Hill and Greensboro, where he studied with the poet . After working as a salesman, house-painter, and farmer, he joined the faculty of Cornell University where he teaches English and creative writing. Although some consider Morgan an Appalachian regional writer (a title he does not find pejorative), Morgan has lived…


Blue Angelfish

Blue Ring Angelfish reef safe

Blue Ring Angelfish reef safe

The Blue Ring or Blue-Ringed Angelfish is also known as the Annularis Angelfish and the Blue King Angelfish. It is a good candidate for intermediate marine aquarists. The Blue Ring originates in the Indian and Western Pacific Oceans from Sri Lank to the Philippines. It can be found lurking among caves and hidden areas in coral reefs from 5m to 30m in depth. The pomachanthid family is named after the Latin words “pom” (cover) and “acanthus” (thorn), which refers…