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Emperor Angelfish
Scientific Name : Pomacanthus imperatorSize : 40 cmAverage Life Expectancy : 14 years

DID YOU KNOW THE FOLLOWING?
Emperor angelfish do not like to be together with their own species. When they see their species, they want to send them away by swimming towards them. Their babies have long been known as a separate species and the underlying reason of this impression is that the baby Emperor angelfish have quite different colours and patterns than the adult fishes. The babies keep away from the adults and protect themselves from them. In this way, they stand clear of aggressive attitudes. They can wander around the area and grow freely.

In Which Tank Can You See?
Pacific Area

General İnformation
This fish species is not nomad. They live at the depths of 1-100 meters. The colour of the young fishes is dark blue and they have electrical blue and white coloured circles on them. There are black, yellow and blue lines around the eyes of the adult fishes. An Emperor angelfish reaches to its mature appearance within 24-30 months.

Diet
Sea sponges, algae and small invertebrates

Habitat
young fishes live in the hollows outside the lagoons and in front of the reefs whereas adult fishes prefer to live in the areas containing lots of corals.

Range
Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean

Size (Weight)
Their weight is are1,5 kg.

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