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Achilles Tang

Acanthurus achilles


Achilles Tangs, AKA Red-Tailed Surgeonfish, hanging out near Pupukea Beach, Oahu, Hawaii.

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SargonR 6 years ago

Thanks to all who marked this as a favorite... I must say I am a bit surprised that these Achilles Tangs are so liked. They are very common around the reefs of Oahu.

jackie.hawaii 6 years ago

The red petal like marking stands out so well in this.

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Hawaii, USA

Spotted on May 18, 2014
Submitted on May 18, 2014

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