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Sailfin Tang

Zebrasoma velifer

Description:

The Sailfin Tang, also known as Pacific Sailfin Tang, has an oval body shape with several rich, distinctive bold markings. It is brown in color with light freckles on the nose. The body has five, vertical yellow stripes with intricate markings within each stripe. Its tail begins with bright yellow ending with blue highlights. Its appearance can practically double in size at will by raising or lowering its tall dorsal and anal fins.

Habitat:

Hanauma Bay

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Oct 12, 2014
Submitted on Dec 2, 2014

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