Conspicuous angelfish

The Conspicuous angelfish lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 1 - 40 m environment.

The conspicuous angelfish have a fairly limited range and are found in southern Queensland, northern New South Wales and eastward through Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands and on to New Caledonia. Juveniles have been caught around Sydney in the past, although not all that often. More

The Conspicuous Angelfish occurs from the southern Great Barrier Reef to the central New South Wales coast and from New Caledonia, Norfolk and Lord Howe Islands. Adults are found on coral and rocky reefs, with Juveniles living in shallower water in protected harbours and bays. More

The Conspicuous Angelfish is also known as the Conspic Angel or Spectacled Angel. As an adult, it is blue-gray with a gold sheen. The face is bright yellow, with very distinctive bright blue rings around the eyes. More

* Neptune grouper and conspicuous angelfish star in SPLASH event in Greenwich CT * Sea Dwelling Creatures shows off stigmata blenny and personifer angelfish * The Hybrid lemonpeel x eibli angelfish, Tiger’pyge More

Common names

Conspicuous angelfish in English
Prangende kejserfisk in Danish (dansk)
speckled angelfish in English
Spectacled angelfish in English
点荷包鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
點荷包魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Pomacanthidae
Genus : Chaetodontoplus
Species : Chaetodontoplus conspicillatus
Authority : Waite, 1900