Regal angelfish (Pygoplites diacanthus)

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Regal angelfish fact file

Regal angelfish description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyPomacanthidae
GenusPygoplites (1)

Information on the regal angelfish is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

French
Poisson-ange duc.
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Regal angelfish status

The regal angelfish is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. UNEP-WCMC (October, 2009)
    http://www.unep-wcmc.org
  2. IUCN Red List (February, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Regal angelfish swimming near soft coral  
Regal angelfish swimming near soft coral

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