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The White Stripe Yellow Tang

By Leonard Ho - Posted Mar 24, 2012 08:00 AM
Here's one of the stranger piebald yellow tang morphs we've seen. The top and bottom fins retain the normal yellow pigmentation but the entire middle section (from head to tail) is virtually white as if someone took a broad brush and painted straight across.
The White Stripe Yellow Tang

I am still a yellow tang, right?

A photo of the strangely colored fish was recently shared by Tropical Live Imports, a German wholesaler.  This photo was originally posted by our German friends at

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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