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Pomacanthus imperator (Bloch, 1787)
EMPEROR ANGELFISH
Emperor Angel-fish; Holacanthus imperator Bloch, 1787; Chaetodon imperator Bloch, 1787

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Species Pomacanthus imperator (Bloch, 1787)

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CAAB : 37365014 Taxon concept Pomacanthus_imperator last modified 2013-10-09 10:07:52.756

Species Pomacanthus imperator (Bloch, 1787)

Emperor Angelfish , Emperor Angel-fish

 

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Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Shark Bay (26°08'S) to Dampier Archipelago (20°28'S), WA, also Rowley Shoals (17°20'S) and Scott Reef (14°03'S), WA, Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12°15'S) and Portlock Reef, Coral Sea (9°35'11"S, 144°48'37"E) to Port Stephens, NSW (32°40'S), also Lord Howe Island, Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Lord Howe Province (14), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northwest Transition (3), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

1-100 m.

 

General References

Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. [156]

Allen, G.R., Steene, R. & Allen, M. 1998. A Guide to Angelfishes & Butterflyfishes . Cairns : Odyssey Publishing/Tropical Reef Research 250 pp. figs. [86]

Allen, G.R., Steene, R.C. & Orchard, M. 2007. Fishes of Christmas Island . Christmas Island : Christmas Island Natural History Association 2 edn, 284 pp. [143]

Allen, G.R. & Swainston, R. 1988. The Marine Fishes of North-Western Australia. A field guide for anglers and divers . Perth, WA : Western Australian Museum vi 201 pp., 70 pls. [100]

Kuiter, R.H., Debelius, H. & Tanaka, H. 2003. Pomacanthidae, a Comprehensive Guide to Angelfishes . Melbourne : Zoonetics 206 pp. [34]

McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part II. Memoirs of the Australian Museum 5 : 145–329 [251] (as Holacanthus imperator )

Pyle, R. 2001. Chaetodontidae, Pomacanthidae. pp. 3224-3286 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 5 2791-3379 pp. [3285]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [244]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs. [244]

Steene, R.C. 1978. Butterfly and Angelfishes of the World. Australia . Sydney : A.H. & A.W. Reed Vol. 1 144 pp. 216 figs. [134]

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89 (1): 11-127 [47] (1355)

 

Common Name References

Marshall, T.C. 1964. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coastal Waters of Queensland . Sydney : Angus & Robertson 566 pp. 136 pls. [263] (Emperor Angel-fish)

Pyle, R. 2001. Chaetodontidae, Pomacanthidae. pp. 3224-3286 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 5 2791-3379 pp. [3285] (FAO) ( Emperor Angelfish )

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Emperor Angelfish )

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
19-Dec-2012 19-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
24-Oct-2011 MODIFIED

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