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Family Pomacanthidae


Pomacanthus zonipectus

Cabo Pulmo, Baja California, 60 feet

CORTEZ ANGELFISH     Angel de Cortes

Fairly common on rocky reefs from 20 to 100 feet, solitary or mated pairs.  Juveniles are black with yellow and blue crescents.  Feeds upon sponge, encrusting invertebrates, fish eggs, algae.  Attains 18 inches.  Gulf of California to Peru.