Shepard’s Angelfish

(Centropyge shepardi)

Centropyge shepardi, commonly known as Shepard’s angelfish, is a species of marine angelfish belonging to the family Pomacanthidae. Here are some key characteristics and information about Centropyge shepardi:

  1. Appearance: Shepard’s angelfish has a striking appearance with a vibrant yellow body adorned with vertical blue stripes running from the dorsal fin to the ventral fin. The edges of its fins are often tinged with blue, adding to its colorful display.
  2. Size: It typically grows to a maximum length of about 10 cm (4 inches).
  3. Distribution: This species is found in the Western Pacific Ocean, particularly around coral reefs in the waters of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.