The Regal Angelfish or Royal Angelfish is found in tropical Indo-Pacific oceans. Its body is moderately elongate and is compressed. They possess a total of 14 dorsal spines, 17-19 soft dorsal rays, and 16-17 pectoral fin rays. Their precise coloration can vary, as regional differences occur, most notably in populations from the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, and South Pacific Ocean. A commonality, however, is a body edged in narrow blue-white and orange stripes that are narrow and angle backward. The posterior portion of dorsal fin is black or blue with close-set blue dots, and the posterior portion of anal fin has alternating yellow and blue bands running parallel to body contour. The caudal fin is yellow. The Regal Angelfish is valued by aquarium hobbyists for being one of the few “reef safe” angelfish, as its diet is composed primarily of sponges, and does not include corals.