4066 - Black velvet angelfish - Chaetodontoplus melanosoma - 20cm
Beatrice/Mabini (Anilao)/Philippines - South China Sea
The closely related Pewter angelfish (C. dimidiatus) has a completely yellow tail, while C. melanosoma normally has black continuing from the body into the tail, leaving only a yellow edge. This one also has a yellow tail base, unlike others in same area.
Photographer: Bart Hazes