Yellow Tang References
Zebrasoma flavescens, Yellow Tang, in a marine aquarium. Image: Scott W. Michael

Zebrasoma flavescens, Yellow Tang, in a marine aquarium. Image: Scott W. Michael

Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens) References
Compiled by Scott W. Michael
from CORAL Magazine, 2016, January/February, Volume 13, Number 1

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Atkins, P. 1981. Behavioral determinants of the nocturnal spacing pattern of the Yellow Tang Zebrasoma flavescens (Acanthuridae). Pac Sci 35: 263–64.
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Claisse, J.T., et al. 2009. Habitat- and sex-specific life history patterns of Yellow Tang Zebrasoma flavescens in Hawaii, USA. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 389:245–55.
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