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Ctenochaetus strigosus - Yellow-Eyed Kole Tang
Yellow Eye Tang HAWAII (Ctenochaetus strigosus)
*SURGEONFISH ~ Tang Fish, Hippo Tangs, Yellow Tangs, other Surgeons
Yellow Tang fish, saw these a lot in Kona but also a few on the other islands as well. #onlyinhawaii
Surgeonfish: Tang Fish, Hippo Tangs, Yellow Tangs, other Surgeons - Aquatic Connection
Kole tangs always have that bright yellow ring around their eyes, but usually start out with dull brown bodies as juveniles. It's not until they're about six months old that they turn orange and their blue spots and stripes begin to come out.
School of Yellow Tang along Coral Reef off Big Island of Hawaii
Tangs, Maldives by Todd Aki
CAN ANYONE IDENTIFY THIS FISH??☀DSC_9221 by melissa.fiene on Flickr*
Yellow Tang fish
Purple Tang - ©/cc R.B. Reed - www.flickr.com/...
Sailfin Tang #Fish www.flickr.com/...