Centropyge aurantonotus, M
Flameback Angel. Centropyge aurantonotus. Care: Beginner. Diet: Omnivorous. Light: Medium. Place of origin: Caribbean Reef safe
Southern Caribbean Sea, Lesser Anthilles, Curacao, Barbados, St. Lucia and south to Brazil. Mostly found on open substrates with remote patches of staghorn corals and rubble areas in depths between 16 to 200m. Usually seen shallower at depths of 16-25m. Body and lower fins metallic blue and caudal fin dark, abruptly changing to orange-yellow above the lateral line and head. When young dark blue area covers most of the body. Length to 6cm.