Naso Tang Naso lituratus

Naso Tang
Naso Tang
Naso Tang
The (regular) Naso Tang is also known as the Lipstick Tang, the Orange-spined Surgeonfish (it has 2 sets of sharp orange spines) and the Bar-cheeked Unicornfish.
Naso Tang
Naso Tang
Naso Tang
It has well-defined, almost painted, facial features. It is native to coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific, mainly the Pacific Ocean. It grows to some 45cm long.
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Blonde Naso Tang Naso elegans

Blonde Naso Tang
Blonde Naso Tang
The Blonde Naso, at first glance, looks remarkably similar. It is also called the Orange-spined Surgeonfish/Unicornfish. It has a yellow dorsal fin rather than black, a different face shape (more protruding eyes and brow) and a white tail with a bold black border (no yellow line on grey).
Blonde Naso Tang
Blonde Naso Tang
Blonde Naso Tang
It grows to a similar length. Blonde Nasos are native to the Indian Ocean rather than the Pacific.
Blonde Naso Tang
Blonde Naso Tang
Blonde Naso Tang
As the Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse starts work, the Blonde Naso's hair stands on end; - it looks as though a false cleaner fish has been nipping bites out of the Naso's top fin.