Queen Angelfish Holacanthus ciliaris

Queen Angelfish
Queen Angelfish
The Queen Angelfish is native to reefs of American Atlantic coast from the Gulf Coast through Central America and the Caribbean to the northern coast of South America.
Queen Angelfish
Queen Angelfish
Queen Angelfish
Adults, with their sparkling purple "crown" on their yellow foreheads and purple, red and blue markings on yellow, reach some 45 cm long.
Queen Angelfish
Queen Angelfish
Queen Angelfish
Diet is variable but they particularly eat algae, sponges and jellyfish.
Queen Angelfish
Queen Angelfish
Queen Angelfish
Juveniles (not shown) look very different with a dark blue background, light blue lines and yellow mouth, chest and tail.