Size – 12 inches average, but can reach up to 18 inches
The Queen Angelfish gets its name from it’s beautiful blue “crown” on its forehead.
They are yellow with sapphire blue highlights throughout their bodies with an iridescent surface with oval shaped bodies.
Found in warm, subtropical waters of the Western Atlantic Ocean and are benthic (bottom dwelling) in coral reefs.
Mainly Sponges, as well as Jellyfish, Coral, Plankton and Algae.
These colorful fish prefer open water for swimming but will retreat to large crevices or caves when they feel threatened.
They are found swimming alone or in pairs, sometimes even known to form a great bond and develop a long-term monogamous pairing with another.
They are aggressive toward fish of their kind and other species of the same size.