Fish ID: Pacific Sailfin Tang

Surgeonfish pacific sailfin tang zebrasoma veliferum upi
Family Surgeonfish (ACANTHURIDAE)
species Zebrasoma veliferum
size To 40cm
locality Lagoons and outer reefs
behaviour Solitary or in small groups
range Indo Pacific inc GBR

Large dorsal and anal fins, though not always extended. Yellow bars of a brown vertically striped body. Tail variable from yellow (GBR) to brown (Solomons and Bali).