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Queen angelfish

Holacanthus ciliaris

Description:

The adult queen angelfish overall body color can be described as blue to blue-green with yellow rims on its scales. Their pectoral and ventral fins are also yellow but their lips and the edges of their dorsal fins and anal fins are dark blue. Queen angelfish are also known to have blue markings around each gill cover. The queen angelfish may live up to 15 years in the wild and reach up to 45 centimeters in length.

Habitat:

Buddy's Reef Dive site, Bonaire.


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The MnMs
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The MnMs

Bonaire, Caribisch Nederland, Netherlands

Lat: 12.20, Long: -68.31

Spotted on Sep 10, 2017
Submitted on Dec 4, 2017

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