angelfish

Huge Hybrid Emperor Angelfish Surfaces in Taiwan

The recent parade of exotic angelfish continues with a very large adult hybrid Pomacanthus. The emperor angelfish is arguably the most popular and recognizable of all the large angelfish species in the Indo-Pacific, which is why fish fanciers really notice when…

Clipperton Angelfish is a True Micro Endemic Marine Fish

The Clipperton Angelfish is a poorly known species of large marine angelfish in the Holacanthus genus. The reason we don’t hear about or see this fish is because it only comes from Clipperton Atoll, a serious distance away from anywhere…

Audible for Fish? 10 rare or beautiful fish that would have made this gag better

In case you missed it, yesterday was April Fool’s Day and there were many corporations and tech companies sharing some serious groaners with a few funny ones in the mix. The one that caught our attention was Audible’s attempt at…

‘Black’ Regal Angelfish is one of the Wildest Specimens Ever

The iconic appearance of the regal angelfish is so recognizable across its wide range that it is one of the visual ambassadors for coral reefs. Since its appearance is so conservative and it has no closely related species with which…

Hybrid Chrysurus x Koran Angelfish Hybrid Collected in Kenya

It’s been a little while since we’ve come across a nice hybrid of a large species of angelfish but this newest specimen is a great fish to break our fast. Pictured here is the most recent look we’ve had at…

Tiger Angelfish Hybrid Collected in Madagascar

If the tiger angelfish is the Holy Grail of marine angelfish species then we’re going to have to come up with something else to describe the new hybrid tiger angelfish. This new specimen of the tiger angelfish is only the second…

Bali Aquarich Teases a Fresh Crop of New Captive Bred Angelfish

Mr. Su and his team at Bali Aquarich are at it again with a fresh new crop of captive bred angelfish. They only recently started shipping those gorgeous captive bred clarion angelfish babies and now we have a few more…

New Captive Bred Cortez Angelfish Show Extra Striping

Pomacanthus zonipectus is a large species of marine angelfish which has a unique and beautiful juvenile pattern. A handful of these recently turned up as larvae in the culture vats of Bali Aquarich representing the first captive bred cortez angelfish…

Resplendent Fireball Angelfish Hybrid from St. Helena Island

The ‘Resplendent Fireball’ angelfish is a naturally occurring hybrid of the semi-precious brazilian flameback angelfish (aka fireball), Centropyge aurantonotus, and the ‘unobtainium’ resplendent angelfish C. resplendens. So how does a fish from Brazil come to hybridize with a fish that lives…

Wild Hybrid Conspicuous Angelfish makes American Debut

The conspicuous angelfish, Chaetodontoplus conspicillatus, is and has been the holy grail of saltwater angelfish for home aquariums for a generation of collectors. Sure there’s more exotic species like the Debelius and Tiger angelfish but that doesn’t detract from the high…