Genus Pomacanthus


Summary:
Pomacanthus is from the Greek "poma" (cover) and "acantha" (thorn) meaning “cover-thorn”, in reference to the large spine on the gill cover of angelfishes.
Author: Dianne J. Bray

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Dianne J. Bray, Pomacanthus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 08 Mar 2021, http://136.154.202.208/home/genus/1201