angelfish /ˈeɪndʒ(ə)lfɪʃ/



any of a number of laterally compressed deep-bodied fishes with extended dorsal and anal fins, typically brightly coloured or boldly striped:

● a freshwater fish native to the Amazon basin (genus Pterophyllum, family Cichlidae), in particular P. scalare. ● a marine or reef-dwelling fish (several genera in the family Chaetodontidae). ● another term for batfish (sense 2).

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