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NOAA Photo Library Image - reef0031

Zebrasoma flavescens - yellow tang. Ctenocheatus strigosus is large, black disc-shaped surgeon fish. Mulloidichthys samoensis -goat fish. Elongate fish with yellow tail. Acanthurus leucopareius - surgeon fish with white bands. A healthy reef ecosystem in the 1960's.

Image ID: reef0031, NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Location: Reef on Kona coast of Hawaii
Photo Date: December 1966
Photographer: Dr. James P. McVey, NOAA Sea Grant Program

Category: Coral Reefs/Vertebrates Fish/

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