Marine angelfish

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Marine angelfish
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French angelfish (Pomacanthus paru)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Infraclass: Teleostei
Superorder: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacanthidae

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Marine angelfish are group of fish of the family Pomacanthidae. They are found on shallow reefs in the tropical Atlantic, Indian, and mostly western Pacific oceans. The family contains seven genera and approximately 86 species.