Around the corals are angelfish, jacks, snapper and patrolling barracuda.
Colorful angelfish, spadefish and coral-eating parrotfish are all common sights on the reef.
Gaze at the vivid yellows, blues, and psychedelic swirls of a single emperor angelfish and you'll sense the whimsy of evolution.
They have thin, disk-shaped bodies that closely resemble their equally recognizable cousins, the angelfish.
We spent the first afternoon lolling about above a shallow reef, snorkeling, watching angelfish and puffer fish swim below us.
For example, angelfish have a characteristic flat shape that optimizes their ability to dart and change direction.
British Dictionary definitions for angelfish
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
any of various small tropical marine percoid fishes of the genus Pomacanthus and related genera, which have a deep flattened brightly coloured body and brushlike teeth: family ChaetodontidaeSee also butterflyfish
Also called scalare. a South American cichlid, Pterophyllum scalare, of the Amazon region, having a compressed body and large dorsal and anal fins: a popular aquarium fish