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Can anyone ID this tang?

Discussion in 'Surgeonfish' started by mcsassy, Sep 7, 2008.

  1. mcsassy

    mcsassy professional fool

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    I took this picture when I was at sea world.

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  2. Amphiprion

    Amphiprion Contain the Excitement...

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    Juvenile color phase of Acanthurus coeruleus.
     
  3. DominionDesign

    DominionDesign Just chillin', watching the fish.

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    Its an Atlantic Blue Tang.
     
  4. mcsassy

    mcsassy professional fool

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    Looks yellow as a baby in this picture...

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  5. DominionDesign

    DominionDesign Just chillin', watching the fish.

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    Juveniles are yellow and turn blue as they mature.
     
  6. mcsassy

    mcsassy professional fool

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    ^ The one at sea world does not look yellow to me...
     
  7. MonoSebaelover

    MonoSebaelover Anableps

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    It is right in the middle of transitioning but yes it is the Atlantic Blue Tang, Hope this helps!
     
  8. mcsassy

    mcsassy professional fool

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    I need to create my own fish in a laboratory.
     
  9. benmann71

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    Well good luck with that.
     
  10. yunachin

    yunachin Takifugu Ocellatus Addict

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