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Updated 3/6/2013

Family Pomacanthidae

HAWAII & JAPAN

Centropyge interrupta

Juvenile, Angel Ledge, Midway Atoll, 75 feet

 

Female, Angel Ledge, Midway Atoll, 80 feet

 

Male, Angel Ledge, Midway Atoll, 80 feet

Female, Angel Ledge, Midway Atoll, 80 feet

 

Hachijojima, Japan, 30 feet

JAPANESE ANGELFISH    Renten-yakko

Uncommon on reefs and ledges deeper than 30 feet in Japan and deeper than 60 feet in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands of Kure, Midway, and Pearl & Hermes Reef.  Blue facial dots become lines on males.  Feeds upon algae.  Attains 6 inches.  Japan, Taiwan, and the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.