Twospine Angelfish (species: Centropyge bispinosa) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Centropyge bispinosa
Twospine Angelfish

©Andy Lewis

©Anne Hoggett: One of many Centropyge bispinosa on the outer side of Ribbon Reef 10 near Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacanthidae
Genus Centropyge
Species Centropyge bispinosa



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 10 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


  • Eagle, J.V. (1997). Comparative ecology and life history of pygmy angelfishes (Centropyge: Pomacanthidae), Honours thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 536.
  • Eagle, J.V., G.P. Jones and M.I. McCormick (2001). A multi-scale study of the relationships between habitat use and the distribution and abundance patterns of three coral reef angelfishes (Pomacanthidae), Marine Ecology Progress Series, 214: 253-265. LIRS catalog number 656.
  • Konow, N. and D.R. Bellwood (2011). Evolution of high trophic diversity based on limited functional disparity in the feeding apparatus of marine angelfishes (f. Pomacanthidae). PLoS One, 6(9) e 24113. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024113.. LIRS catalog number 1432.
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