Surgeonfishes

Acanthuridae

Yellow Tang

The brightly colored yellow tang is perhaps the most easily recognized of all Hawaiian reef fishes.
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Whitespotted Surgeonfish

A member of the surgeonfish family, Family Acanthuridae, the whitespotted surgeonfish (Acanthurus gu
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Unicorn Tang

The unicornfishes – also called unicorn tangs – are named for the horn-like projection t
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Convict Tang

In Hawai’i, the manini, or convict tang, is the most abundant member of the fish family called
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Blue Tang

The surgeonfishes or tangs (Family Acanthuridae) include 72 species. All are found in marine habitat
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Achilles Tang

This dark-colored surgeonfish is easily recognized by the brilliant orange patch at the base of its
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