Yellow Tang (species: Zebrasoma flavescens) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Zebrasoma flavescens
Yellow Tang
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Acanthuridae
Genus Zebrasoma
Species Zebrasoma flavescens

Distinguishing features

A report (Clements et al, 1988) of this species in the Lizard Island area appears to be incorrect. There are no Australian records of it in ALA and it is not listed in Fishes of Australia (both accessed 18 June 2020).


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.


Web resources


  • Clements, K.D., G.R. Russ, D. McB. Williams and A.M. Ayling (1988). A species list of the family Acanthuridae (Pisces) of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, with notes on latitudinal distribution patterns,manuscript only. LIRS catalog number 242.