Gray angelfish

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Gray angelfish
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacanthidae
Genus: Pomacanthus
Species: P. arcuatus
Binomial name
Pomacanthus arcuatus

The gray angelfish (Pomacanthus arcuatus), grey angelfish or black angelfish, 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. With a length up to 60 cm, this is the largest species of marine angelfish. It weighs about 2.0 kg. It feeds mainly on sponges. It is usually found in warm water, in coral reefs, and in oceans.

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