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Queensland yellowtail angelfish

Chaetodontoplus meredithi

Depth 12m
Chaetodontoplus meredithi

About this species

Juveniles have a black body and face with vertical white band running along the gills. A yellow bar is present on the top of the head between the eyes and the throat area has a yellow tinge. Caudal and pelvic fins are yellow with transparent edges. Pectoral fins are transparent. Adults have a black body with a blue face separated by a white vertical band behind the gills. The face has small yellow spots and yellow bands on the throat and running along the top surface between the eyes, which can be quite faint in some individuals. Caudal and pelvic fins are yellow. Adults have blue edges on the rear portion of the anal and dorsal fins. Read more…

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