Centropyge eibli

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Blacktail angelfish
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacanthidae
Genus: Centropyge
C. eibli
Binomial name
Centropyge eibli

The blacktail angelfish (Centropyge eibli), also known as the red stripe angelfish, orangelined angelfish, or Eibl dwarf angel is a species of marine angelfish found near reefs in the Indo-Pacific.


It has a pearlescent body with several vertical orange to red stripes. The rear section of its body and caudal fin are black, with a sapphire-blue outline on the caudal fin. It reach a maximum length of 15 cm (6 in). It is a semi-aggressive omnivore.


The blacktail angelfish requires an aquarium of at least 115 liters (30 gallons), preferably containing live rock for hiding and grazing. Blacktail angelfish cannot be housed with other dwarf angels.[citation needed]