Queen Angelfish

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Queen Angelfish. By: Jamie Glashow. Characteristics. Body color can be described as blue to blue-green with yellow rims on its scales. Blue spot on its forehead is how you identify the queen angelfish. Lips and dorsal fins are blue. The pectoral and ventral fins are yellow. Diet. Sponges - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Queen Angelfish

Queen AngelfishBy: Jamie GlashowCharacteristics

Body color can be described as blue to blue-green with yellow rims on its scalesThe pectoral and ventral fins are yellowLips and dorsal fins are blueBlue spot on its forehead is how you identify the queen angelfish

DietSpongesTunicatesJellyfishCoralsPlanktonAlgae

Juveniles AngelfishServe as cleanersParasites of larger fish Dark bodies with yellow lips, gills, and tails

HabitatWestern AtlanticMost abundant throughout the CaribbeanNear shore down to the deepest portion of the reef

ReproductionAdults found in pairs all year roundLong term monogamous bondFertilized eggs are transparentEggs float until they hatch up to 15 to 20 hours

Fun FactsLifespan 15 yearsVery shy and curiousToxic poisoning has been found from eating this fishPredators are larger fish http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjgLjEyonVk