One of the most widely distributed angelfish species, found from the Red Sea and East Africa to Hawaii, the Tuamotu Islands and New Caledonia. Easy to spot in many snorkeling destinations, for example in Egypt, Seychelles, Réunion Island and the Great Barrier Reef.
As most of angelfish species, Pomacanthus imperator go through dramatic aspect changes with growth, and the juveniles are colored very differently from the adults.
at Pinewood Beach (Kenya) © nst56
at Gordon Reef (Egypt) © anne
at Blue Bay (Mauritius) © anne
at Embudu (Male Atolls) © manceau
at Port Launay (Mahé) © nst56
at Lagon de la Saline (Réunion Island) © danode
at Baie Lazare (Mahé) © andyjukie
at La Piscine Naturelle (New Caledonia)
at Boucan Canot (Réunion Island) © mahli974
at Flat Island & Gabriel Island (Mauritius) © aurelie
at Ilots Choizil (Mayotte)
at Anse Caiman (La Digue)
at Anse Soleil (Mahé)
at Baie Lazare (Mahé)
at Ras Um Sid (Egypt)
at Tsarabanjina (Madagascar) © tinoumer
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