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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacanthidae Angelfishes

Genus: Chaetodontoplus

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Southwest Pacific

Chaetodontoplus ballinae Whitley, 1959

Photo by Photo by Baensch, F.
 
Chaetodontoplus ballinae
[Ballina angelfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus caeruleopunctatus Yasuda & Tominaga, 1976

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chaetodontoplus caeruleopunctatus
[Bluespotted angelfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Chaetodontoplus cephalareticulatus
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus chrysocephalus (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Tonozuka, T.
 
Chaetodontoplus chrysocephalus
[Orangeface angelfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus conspicillatus (Waite, 1900)

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Chaetodontoplus conspicillatus
[Conspicuous angelfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus dimidiatus (Bleeker, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chaetodontoplus dimidiatus
[Velvet angelfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus duboulayi (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chaetodontoplus duboulayi
[Scribbled angelfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus melanosoma (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chaetodontoplus melanosoma
[Black-velvet angelfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus meredithi Kuiter, 1990

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chaetodontoplus meredithi
[Queensland yellowtail angelfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus mesoleucus (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Chaetodontoplus mesoleucus
[Vermiculated angelfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Chaetodontoplus niger
[Black angelfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus personifer (McCulloch, 1914)

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Chaetodontoplus personifer
[Blueface angelfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Chaetodontoplus poliourus Randall & Rocha, 2009

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chaetodontoplus poliourus
[Greytail angelfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis
[Bluestriped angelfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Chaetodontoplus vanderloosi Allen & Steene, 2004

Photo by Photo by Carlson, B.
 
Chaetodontoplus vanderloosi
[Vanderloos angelfish]



15 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chaetodontoplus ballinae Ballina angelfish Southwest Pacific 1959
Chaetodontoplus caeruleopunctatus Bluespotted angelfish Western Pacific 20 TL 1976
Chaetodontoplus cephalareticulatus Northwestern Pacific 8.9 SL 1975
Chaetodontoplus chrysocephalus Orangeface angelfish Western Pacific 22 TL 1855
Chaetodontoplus conspicillatus Conspicuous angelfish Western Pacific 10 TL 1900
Chaetodontoplus dimidiatus Velvet angelfish Western Central Pacific 22 TL 1860
Chaetodontoplus duboulayi Scribbled angelfish Indo-West Pacific 28 TL 1867
Chaetodontoplus melanosoma Black-velvet angelfish Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1853
Chaetodontoplus meredithi Queensland yellowtail angelfish Western Pacific 25 TL 1990
Chaetodontoplus mesoleucus Vermiculated angelfish Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1787
Chaetodontoplus niger Black angelfish Western Pacific 25 TL 1966
Chaetodontoplus personifer Blueface angelfish Indo-West Pacific 35 TL 1914
Chaetodontoplus poliourus Greytail angelfish Western Pacific 8.6 SL 2009
Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis Bluestriped angelfish Western Pacific 22 TL 1844
Chaetodontoplus vanderloosi Vanderloos angelfish Western Pacific 12.5 SL 2004



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