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Juvenile Semi-circle Angelfish

Pomacanthus semicirculatus

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Juvenile Semi-circle Angelfish
Pomacanthus semicirculatus Pomacanthus semicirculatus

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Christiane 9 years ago

Thanks.. Great information!! And thanks for the ID.. There are a lot more waiting for an ID!!!

SamanthaCraven 9 years ago

Angelfish are highly territorial and have no affiliation with their young. So to allow the juveniles to remain in the adult's territory, for protection and food availability, they have evolved to be a completely different colouration.

The adults do not see them as competition and do not drive them out the safe zone until they are old enough to fend for themselves and they start to change to adult colouration!

p.young713 9 years ago

Awesome Photo!

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Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Apr 6, 2010
Submitted on May 31, 2011

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