Grey angelfish

The gray angelfish, Pomacanthus arcuatus, is a large angelfish of the family Pomacanthidae, found in the western Atlantic from New England to the vicinity of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and also the Bahamas, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean, including the Antilles, at depths of between 2 and 30 m.

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The Grey angelfish lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 2 - 30 m environment.

Unique underwater photographs showing the beauty of Grey Angelfish in their natural environment of Grand Cayman in the Caribbean.Pictures taken by professional underwater photographer Graham Ryland as part of his Red Sea and Carbbean collection.More photographs can be seen on his other sites on Cafe Press or More

The Grey Angelfish is an omnivore and likes to feed on marine algae, mysid shrimp, Spirulina, Sponges and other fresh or frozen seafoods. More

At 10 to 24 inches long, the Grey Angelfish is a large and beautiful fish to see. Its color ranges from silver grey to charcoal grey. It has yellow pectoral fins and has faint, neon-blue tips to its tail and dorsal fin. More

This Grey Angelfish was on a pretty little reef near Bimini in the Bahamas. More

Grey angelfish reach a length of 60 cm and a body-weight of 1.8 kg. Grey angelfish are not very social, usually living solitary, occasionally in pairs. They feed mainly on sponges, but also takes tunicates, algae, zoantharians, gorgonians, hydroids, bryozoans, and seagrasses. More

Grey Angelfish at Cayman Islands in the Caribbean .By professional underwater photographer Graham Ryland - Look cool without breaking the bank. More

Grey Angelfish in the Florida Keys = from the Ray I. Doan Photographic Collection - There are so many people diving in the Florida Keys that the fish get very accustomed to divers. More

Grey angelfish are coral dwelling fish found from 2-30 metres. They are either solitary or live in pairs and will approach humans. They feed on algae, gorgonians and seagrasses. Native from Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. More

Grey Angelfish, US Virgin Islands (8mp digital) = Previous Next Paper prints are single matted with acid-free white core mat board. More

Common names

Angelfish in English
Cachama blanca in Spanish (español)
Chivirica gris in Spanish (español)
Demoiselle blanche in French (français)
Enxada in Portuguese (Português)
Frade in Portuguese (Português)
gallineta café in Spanish (español)
Gordinho in Portuguese (Português)
Grå kejserfisk in Danish (dansk)
Grauer Kaiserfisch in German (Deutsch)
gray angelfish in English
Grey angelfish in English
Großflossen-Kaiserfisch in German (Deutsch)
Guinea in Spanish (español)
Harmaakeisarikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Isabelita in Spanish (español)
Isabelita blanca in Spanish (español)
Jandaia in Portuguese (Português)
Manai oscuro in Spanish (español)
Mercador in Portuguese (Português)
Nezumi-yakko in Japanese (日本語)
Palanache in Wayuu
Paru in Portuguese (Português)
Paru-beija-moça in Portuguese (Português)
Paru-bordado in Portuguese (Português)
Parú-da-pedra in Portuguese (Português)
Paru-dourado in Portuguese (Português)
Paru-frade in Portuguese (Português)
Paru-listrado in Portuguese (Português)
Paru-preto in Portuguese (Português)
Parum-dourado in Portuguese (Português)
Parumbeba in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-frade in Portuguese (Português)
Perambeba in Portuguese (Português)
Pot cover in English
Sambuio in Portuguese (Português)
Svart Kejsarfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Ustniczek francuzik in Polish (polski)
Zwarte Keizersvis in Dutch (Nederlands)
рыба-ангел серая in Russian (русский язык)

Order : Perciformes
Family : Pomacanthidae
Genus : Pomacanthus
Species : Pomacanthus arcuatus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758