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an·gel·fish / ˈānjəlˌfish/ • n. (pl. same or -fishes) any of a number of laterally compressed deep-bodied fish with extended dorsal and anal fins, in particular: ∎  the freshwater cichlid Pterophyllum scalare, native to the Amazon basin. ∎  the grey angelfish (Pomacanthus arcuatus, family Pomacanthidae), a coastal marine fish.

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angelfish Tropical fish found in the Atlantic and Indo-Pacific oceans, popular as an aquarium fish because of its graceful, trailing fins and beautiful markings. Length: 2–10cm (1–4in). Family Cichlidae.

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angelfish See CHAETODONTIDAE; CICHLIDAE.

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angelfish

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