Fish of the Day – French Angelfish

The French Angel is one of our favourite fishes. It looks stunning, with its yellow highlights. Not as flashy as the Queen Angel, but more of a classic look. They can be as big as a dinner plate or larger and are quite thin in cross section. French Angels are seen in pairs mostly and stay within their territory, eating during the day and hiding at night.

French Angelfish


We are always on the look out for juveniles which are mostly black with five yellow stripes. According to Wikipedia, the juveniles act as cleaner fish for a wide variety of species. I did not know this and will have to pay close attention next time we spot a juvenile.

Juvenile French Angelfish
Juvenile French Angelfish
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