Yellow tang

Characteristics

  • Feeds on algae.
  • Recorded to live to 41 years old in the wild.

Description

  • Body yellow.
  • A white, scalpel-like spine on each side of caudal peduncle.

Common Name: Yellow tang

Family Common Name: Surgeonfishes

Scientific Name: Zebrasoma flavescens___(Bennett, 1828)

Maximum Length: 20 cm (Total Length)