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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacanthidae Angelfishes

Genus: Apolemichthys

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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Apolemichthys arcuatus (Gray, 1831)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Apolemichthys arcuatus
[Bandit angelfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Apolemichthys armitagei Smith, 1955

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apolemichthys armitagei
[Armitage angelfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Apolemichthys griffisi (Carlson & Taylor, 1981)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apolemichthys griffisi
[Griffis angelfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Apolemichthys guezei (Randall & Maugé, 1978)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Apolemichthys guezei
[Reunion angelfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Apolemichthys kingi Heemstra, 1984

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Apolemichthys kingi
[Tiger angelfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Apolemichthys trimaculatus (Cuvier, 1831)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apolemichthys trimaculatus
[Threespot angelfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Apolemichthys xanthopunctatus Burgess, 1973

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Apolemichthys xanthopunctatus
[Goldspotted angelfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Apolemichthys xanthotis (Fraser-Brunner, 1950)

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Apolemichthys xanthotis
[Yellow-ear angelfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Apolemichthys xanthurus (Bennett, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Apolemichthys xanthurus
[Yellowtail angelfish]



9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Apolemichthys arcuatus Bandit angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 18 TL 1831
Apolemichthys armitagei Armitage angelfish Western Indian Ocean 21 TL 1955
Apolemichthys griffisi Griffis angelfish Pacific Ocean 30 TL 1981
Apolemichthys guezei Reunion angelfish Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1978
Apolemichthys kingi Tiger angelfish Western Indian Ocean 21 TL 1984
Apolemichthys trimaculatus Threespot angelfish Indo-West Pacific 26 TL 1831
Apolemichthys xanthopunctatus Goldspotted angelfish Pacific Ocean 25 TL 1973
Apolemichthys xanthotis Yellow-ear angelfish Western Indian Ocean 20 SL 1950
Apolemichthys xanthurus Yellowtail angelfish Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1833



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