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Smith, J. L. B. (1955). The Fishes of the Family Pomacanthidae in the Western Indian Ocean. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(8): 377-384.
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Smith, J. L. B.
1955
The Fishes of the Family Pomacanthidae in the Western Indian Ocean
Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.
12(8): 377-384
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Twenty fish species from the Family Pomacanthidae are described. Eight genera are recorded, one of which, Pomacanthops, is proposed as new. Of the twenty species listed, two are described as new, while eight have not been recorded from the area.
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Apolemichthys Burton, 1934 (basis of record)
Apolemichthys armitagei Smith, 1955 (basis of record)
Arusetta Fraser-Brunner, 1933 accepted as Pomacanthus Lacepède, 1802 (basis of record)
Arusetta asfur (Forsskål, 1775) accepted as Pomacanthus asfur (Forsskål, 1775) (basis of record)
Centropyge Kaup, 1860 (basis of record)
Centropyge multispinis (Playfair, 1867) (basis of record)
Centropyge somervilli Regan, 1905 accepted as Centropyge multispinis (Playfair, 1867) (source of synonymy)
Centropyge vrolicki (Bleeker, 1853) accepted as Centropyge vrolikii (Bleeker, 1853) (basis of record)
Genicanthus Swainson, 1839 (basis of record)
Genicanthus caudibicolor (Lienard) Sauvage, 1891 accepted as Genicanthus caudovittatus (Günther, 1860) (source of synonymy)
Genicanthus caudovittatus (Günther, 1860) (basis of record)
Genicanthus lamarck (Lacepède, 1802) (basis of record)
Genicanthus melanospilus (Bleeker, 1857) accepted as Genicanthus melanospilos (Bleeker, 1857) (basis of record)
Genicanthus zebra (Lienard) Sauvage, 1891 accepted as Genicanthus melanospilus (Bleeker, 1857) accepted as Genicanthus melanospilos (Bleeker, 1857) (source of synonymy)
Pomacanthodes Gill, 1862 accepted as Holacanthus Lacepède, 1802 (basis of record)
Pomacanthodes annularis (Bloch, 1787) accepted as Pomacanthus annularis (Bloch, 1787) (basis of record)
Pomacanthodes aruset Lacepede, 1802 accepted as Pomacanthodes maculosus (Forskål, 1775) (source of synonymy)
Pomacanthodes chrysurus (Cuvier, 1831) accepted as Pomacanthus chrysurus (Cuvier, 1831) (basis of record)
Pomacanthodes chrysurus (Cuvier, 1831) accepted as Pomacanthus chrysurus (Cuvier, 1831) (source of synonymy)
Pomacanthodes coerulescens Ruppell, 1828 accepted as Pomacanthodes maculosus (Forskål, 1775) (source of synonymy)
Pomacanthodes haddaja Cuv., 1831 accepted as Pomacanthodes maculosus (Forskål, 1775) (source of synonymy)
Pomacanthodes imperator (Bloch, 1787) accepted as Pomacanthus imperator (Bloch, 1787) (source of synonymy)
Pomacanthodes imperator (Bloch, 1787) accepted as Pomacanthus imperator (Bloch, 1787) (basis of record)
Pomacanthodes lineatus Ruppell, 1828 accepted as Pomacanthodes maculosus (Forskål, 1775) (source of synonymy)
Pomacanthodes maculosus (Forskål, 1775) (basis of record)
Pomacanthops Smith, 1955 accepted as Pomacanthus Lacepède, 1802 (basis of record)
Pomacanthops alternans Cuv., 1831 accepted as Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831) (source of synonymy)
Pomacanthops caeruleus (Ehren) Cuv., 1831 accepted as Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831) (source of synonymy)
Pomacanthops ignatius Playfair, 1867 accepted as Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831) (source of synonymy)
Pomacanthops lasti von Bonde, 1934 accepted as Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831) (source of synonymy)
Pomacanthops poecilus Peters, 1868 accepted as Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831) (source of synonymy)
Pomacanthops reginae (Lienard) Sauvage, 1891 accepted as Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831) (source of synonymy)
Pomacanthops semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831) accepted as Pomacanthus semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831) (additional source)
Pygoplites Fraser-Brunner, 1933 (basis of record)
Pygoplites boddaerti Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Pygoplites diacanthus (Boddaert, 1772) (source of synonymy)
Pygoplites diacanthus (Boddaert, 1772) (basis of record)
Pygoplites dux Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Pygoplites diacanthus (Boddaert, 1772) (source of synonymy)
Xiphipops Jordan, 1922 accepted as Centropyge Kaup, 1860 (basis of record)
Xiphipops acanthops (Norman, 1922) accepted as Centropyge acanthops (Norman, 1922) (source of synonymy)
Xiphipops fisheri (Snyder, 1902) (basis of record)
Xiphipops flavicauda (Frase-Brunner, 1933) (basis of record)
Aldabra for Apolemichthys trimaculatus (Cuvier, 1831) 
Aldabra for Arusetta asfur (Forsskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Centropyge multispinis (Playfair, 1867) 
Aldabra for Centropyge somervilli Regan, 1905 
Aldabra for Pomacanthodes aruset Lacepede, 1802 
Aldabra for Pomacanthodes chrysurus (Cuvier, 1831) 
Aldabra for Pomacanthodes coerulescens Ruppell, 1828 
Aldabra for Pomacanthodes haddaja Cuv., 1831 
Aldabra for Pomacanthodes imperator (Bloch, 1787) 
Aldabra for Pomacanthodes lineatus Ruppell, 1828 
Aldabra for Pomacanthodes maculosus (Forskål, 1775) 
Aldabra for Pomacanthodes nicobariensis Schn., 1801 
Aldabra for Pomacanthodes rodriquesi von Bonde, 1934 
Aldabra for Pygoplites boddaerti Gmelin, 1789 
Aldabra for Pygoplites diacanthus (Boddaert, 1772) 
Aldabra for Pygoplites dux Gmelin, 1789 
East Africa for Apolemichthys trimaculatus (Cuvier, 1831) 
East Africa for Centropyge multispinis (Playfair, 1867) 
East Africa for Centropyge somervilli Regan, 1905 
East Africa for Genicanthus lamarck (Lacepède, 1802) 
East Africa for Pomacanthodes annularis (Bloch, 1787) 
East Africa for Pomacanthodes aruset Lacepede, 1802 
East Africa for Pomacanthodes chrysurus (Cuvier, 1831) 
East Africa for Pomacanthodes coerulescens Ruppell, 1828 
East Africa for Pomacanthodes haddaja Cuv., 1831 
East Africa for Pomacanthodes imperator (Bloch, 1787) 
East Africa for Pomacanthodes lineatus Ruppell, 1828 
East Africa for Pomacanthodes maculosus (Forskål, 1775) 
East Africa for Pomacanthodes nicobariensis Schn., 1801 
East Africa for Pomacanthodes rodriquesi von Bonde, 1934 
East Africa for Pomacanthodes striatus (Rüppell, 1836) 
East Africa for Xiphipops acanthops (Norman, 1922) 
East Africa for Xiphipops fisheri (Snyder, 1902) 
Kenya for Centropyge bispinosus (Günther, 1860) 
Kenya for Genicanthus lamarck (Lacepède, 1802) 
Kenya for Genicanthus melanospilus (Bleeker, 1857) 
Kenya for Genicanthus zebra (Lienard) Sauvage, 1891 
Madagascar for Genicanthus caudibicolor (Lienard) Sauvage, 1891 
Madagascar for Genicanthus caudovittatus (Günther, 1860) 
Mozambique for Pygoplites boddaerti Gmelin, 1789 
Mozambique for Pygoplites diacanthus (Boddaert, 1772) 
Mozambique for Pygoplites dux Gmelin, 1789 
Red Sea for Apolemichthys xanthotis (Fraser-Brunner, 1950) 
Red Sea for Arusetta asfur (Forsskål, 1775) 
Red Sea for Centropyge vrolicki (Bleeker, 1853) 
Red Sea for Genicanthus melanospilus (Bleeker, 1857) 
Red Sea for Genicanthus zebra (Lienard) Sauvage, 1891 
Red Sea for Pomacanthodes aruset Lacepede, 1802 
Red Sea for Pomacanthodes coerulescens Ruppell, 1828 
Red Sea for Pomacanthodes haddaja Cuv., 1831 
Red Sea for Pomacanthodes lineatus Ruppell, 1828 
Red Sea for Pomacanthodes maculosus (Forskål, 1775) 
Red Sea for Pomacanthops filamentosus Smith, 1955 
Seychelles for Apolemichthys armitagei Smith, 1955 
Seychelles for Centropyge multispinis (Playfair, 1867) 
Seychelles for Centropyge somervilli Regan, 1905 
Seychelles for Pomacanthodes chrysurus (Cuvier, 1831) 
Seychelles for Pomacanthodes imperator (Bloch, 1787) 
Seychelles for Pomacanthodes nicobariensis Schn., 1801 
Seychelles for Pomacanthodes rodriquesi von Bonde, 1934 
Seychelles for Pygoplites boddaerti Gmelin, 1789 
Seychelles for Pygoplites dux Gmelin, 1789 
South Africa (country) for Centropyge multispinis (Playfair, 1867) 
South Africa (country) for Centropyge somervilli Regan, 1905 
South Africa (country) for Pomacanthodes annularis (Bloch, 1787) 
South Africa (country) for Pomacanthodes striatus (Rüppell, 1836) 
South Africa (country) for Pomacanthops alternans Cuv., 1831 
South Africa (country) for Pomacanthops caeruleus (Ehren) Cuv., 1831 
South Africa (country) for Pomacanthops ignatius Playfair, 1867 
South Africa (country) for Pomacanthops lasti von Bonde, 1934 
South Africa (country) for Pomacanthops poecilus Peters, 1868 
South Africa (country) for Pomacanthops reginae (Lienard) Sauvage, 1891 
South Africa (country) for Pomacanthops semicirculatus (Cuvier, 1831) 
South Africa (country) for Xiphipops acanthops (Norman, 1922) 
South Africa (country) for Xiphipops fisheri (Snyder, 1902) 
South Africa (country) for Xiphipops flavicauda (Frase-Brunner, 1933) 
Tanzania for Apolemichthys trimaculatus (Cuvier, 1831) 
Tanzania for Arusetta asfur (Forsskål, 1775) 
Tanzania for Centropyge multispinis (Playfair, 1867) 
Tanzania for Centropyge somervilli Regan, 1905 
Tanzania for Pomacanthodes aruset Lacepede, 1802 
Tanzania for Pomacanthodes chrysurus (Cuvier, 1831) 
Tanzania for Pomacanthodes coerulescens Ruppell, 1828 
Tanzania for Pomacanthodes haddaja Cuv., 1831 
Tanzania for Pomacanthodes lineatus Ruppell, 1828 
Tanzania for Pomacanthodes maculosus (Forskål, 1775) 
Tanzania for Pomacanthodes rodriquesi von Bonde, 1934 
 Description

Distinguished from Pomacanthus Lac., 1803, and from Pomacanthodes Gill, 1862, by having the anal as wella s the ... [details]

 Description

Closely related to Centropyge Kaup, 1860, but distinguished by the presence of at least one marked recurved spine ... [details]

 Remark

Genotype Chaetodon asfur Forskal, 1775. [details]

 Remark

Type species P. zonipectus Gil, 1862 [details]

 Remark

Type species Pomacanthops filamentosus Smith, 1955. [details]

 Remark

Genotype Holacanthus fisheri Snyder, 1902. [details]