Common Name: Ballina Angelfish
Scientific Name: Chaetodontoplus ballinae
Ballina Angelfish can be recognised by its
distinctive colouration. It is pearly grey to whitish with
a broad region of black covering much of the back and pectoral
fin base. There are black areas through the mouth and eye.
The pectoral and caudal fins are yellow.
species grows to 20cm in length.
or Region Found
It occurs in subtropical
marine waters at depths between 15m and 120m.
Angelfish is only known from coastal northern New
South Wales and Balls Pyramid, near Lord Howe Island, New
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