Distribution: western Atlantic, from Florida and Bermuda to Brazil. The most common angelfish species in the Caribbean, easy to spot for example in Aruba, Guadeloupe, Roatan, the Mayan Riviera and the Atlantic coast of Panama.
As most of angelfish species, Pomacanthus paru go through dramatic aspect changes with growth, and the juveniles are colored very differently from the adults.
Sometimes confused with Pomacanthus arcuatus.
at Playa Xahuayxol (Mexico) © gerardlaval
at Colombier Beach (Saint Barthélemy) © fabien
at Galley Bay (Antigua and Barbuda) © nst56
at Cayo Levantado (Dominican Republic) © nst56
at Palm Island (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) © nst56
at Anse Chastanet (Saint Lucia) © nst56
at West Bay (Roatán) © nst56
at Bahia Principe (Mexico)
at Anses d’Arlet (Martinique) © cailly-bruno
at No Name Beach (Bonaire)
at Lac Bay (Bonaire)
at Hol Chan Cut (Belize)
at Playa Estrella (Panama) © jc_mara
at Boca Catalina (Aruba) © azwicker
at Tankah Bay (Mexico) © rolo
at Chatham Bay (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) © tinoumer
at Malendure (Guadeloupe)
at West Bay (Roatán)
at Northern Erojacks (Florida)
at Anse Couleuvre (Martinique)
at Plage du Souffleur (Guadeloupe) © expatdu514
at Boca Catalina (Aruba)
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