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Coral Reef Fishes

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Regal Tang (Paracanthurus hepatus)
Regal Tang
(Paracanthurus hepatus)

The regal tang, also known as a hippo tang, is characterized by its contrasting black and almost neon blue colors. The tail of this species is marked by a bright yellow wedge. Regal tangs are shy algae eaters. The can grow to about 10 inches in length, and their bright color makes them highly desired by aquarium hobbyists.

Percula Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris)
Percula Clownfish
(Amphiprion ocellaris)

The percula is one of the most beautiful of the clownfish species. The contrasting orange, white, and black colors make it a favorite among aquarium hobbyists. The percula is found in the waters of the Indo-Pacific, where it feeds on plankton and small crustaceans. Like all clownfishes, it will make its home in the tentacles of several anemone species.

Tomato Clownfish (Amphiprion frenatus)
Tomato Clownfish
(Amphiprion frenatus)

The tomato clownfish is characterized by its single white stripe behind its head, and the dark patch on the rear part of its body. Like all clownfish, the tomato clown can usually be seen darting in and out of the tentacles of a sea anemone. Tomato clowns are found in the waters of the Pacific and Indo-Pacific.

Pink Skunk Clownfish (Amphiprion perideraion)
Pink Skunk Clownfish
(Amphiprion perideraion)

The pink skunk clownfish is identified by its soft, pale pink color and the single white band behind its head. Found in the Pacific Ocean, this clownfish feeds on plankton and small crustaceans. Clownfishes are very aggressive and territorial. These small 3-inch fish have been known to attach sharks and divers who wander too close to their host anemone.

Maroon Clownfish (Premnas biaculeatus)
Maroon Clownfish
(Premnas biaculeatus)

The maroon clownfish is one of the largest clownfish species. It can grow up to 6 inches in length. The color of this species ranges from bright orange to rusty brown, to almost black. Maroons are found in the Pacific Ocean where they are usually seen hiding in the stinging embrace of a large sea anemone.

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