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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacanthidae Angelfishes

Genus: Holacanthus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Holacanthus africanus Guinean angelfish Eastern Atlantic 45 TL 1951
Holacanthus bermudensis Angelfish Western Atlantic 45 TL 1876
Holacanthus ciliaris Queen angelfish Western Atlantic 45 TL 1758
Holacanthus clarionensis Clarion angelfish Eastern Central Pacific 20 TL 1890
Holacanthus limbaughi Clipperton angelfish Eastern Pacific 25 TL 1963
Holacanthus passer King angelfish Eastern Pacific 35.6 TL 1846
Holacanthus tricolor Rock beauty Western Atlantic 35 TL 1795



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