Zebra angelfish

The Zebra angelfish lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 2 - 70 m environment.

Zebra Angelfish- A Zebra angelfish has a black body with alternating narrow zebra stripes. It may have a touch of glittery gold on the top of its body. More

caudovittatus (the Zebra Angelfish), for example, travels in a harem of one male and up to five females. The male is generally larger with distinctive zebra stripes and black accents along the dorsal fin’s base. More

Zebra (Z/+, Z/Z): Zebra angelfish carry one or two copies of the dominant zebra (Z) mutation. Zebra angelfish show 3-5 additional body stripes when compared to wild type (silver) angelfish. More

The Zebra Angelfish is a beautifully marked angel with a series of vertical red stripes covering the entire pale colored body, which lends it its common name. The tail of the Zebra is forked and is yellow with blue edges. More

Common names

Lyretail angelfish in English
Poisson-ange zébré de l'Océan Indien in French (français)
Swaelstert-engelvis in Afrikaans
Swallowtail angelfish in English
Zebra angelfish in English
Zebrakejserfisk in Danish (dansk)
Zèbre in Creole, French
Zèbre in Creoles and Pidgins, French
紋尾月蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
纹尾月蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Pomacanthidae
Genus : Genicanthus
Species : Genicanthus caudovittatus
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