angelfish angelfish  /ˈeɪn dʒəl ˌfɪʃ/


  1. (n) a butterfly fish of the genus Pomacanthus
  2. (n) deep-bodied disk-shaped food fish of warmer western Atlantic coastal waters
  3. (n) sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do


  1. The sharks eat the angelfish.
  2. This time, six miles out, in the midst of colorful sea-fan gardens growing in coral that teems with blue angelfish, the Reina went aground on Devil's Reef.
  3. Through submarine gardens of coral and undulating sea fern dart brilliant damselfish and trumpetfish, butterfly and angelfish.


  1. Two Busted For Trafficking Illegally Harvested Marine Life

    Two people, and the Florida company they were associated with, have been convicted and sentenced for trafficking juvenile nurse sharks and oversized angelfish that were illegally harvested in the Keys.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CBS Miami

  2. Pompano company fined for illegal shark sales

    A Pompano Beach aquarium supply company was fined $3,000 and required to surrender all its permits and licenses for selling nurse sharks and angelfish that had been illegally caught.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

  3. Firm, 2 men sentenced in Fla. marine trafficking

    A Florida company and two men associated with it have been convicted and sentenced for illegally trafficking in juvenile nurse sharks and angelfish.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

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