Ray-finned fishes (Lat. Actinopterygii)
Perch-likes (Lat. Perciformes)
Angelfish (Lat. Pomacanthidae)
41,1 cm TL
Reef-associated; non-migratory; marine; depth range 3–100 m.
Western Atlantic: Florida, USA and Bahamas to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean, and the Antilles. Eastern Atlantic: off Ascension Island and St. Paul's Rocks.
Common in shallow reefs. Usually in pairs, often near sea fans. Feed on sponges, algae, bryozoans, zoantharians, gorgonians (organ-pipe shape) and tunicates.