Atlantic Blue Tang (Acanthurus coeruleus)

Common Name: Atlantic Blue Tang
Scientific Name: Acanthurus coeruleus
Reef-Safe: Yes
Min. Tank Size: 180 gallons
Captive Care: Intermediate
Temperament: Semi-Aggressive
Max. Size: 36.5 cm (14.4") 
Range: Western Atlantic from Massachusetts and Bermuda south to Rio de Janiero, Ascension Island 
Depth: 2 - 40m (6.6 - 131.2ft)
Diet: Herbivore
Remarks: Commonly encountered diving or snorkeling in the tropical Atlantic. Juveniles of this fish are yellow and known to hold cleaning station for sea turtles.