- Ctenochaetus strigosus
Kole Tang Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Perciformes Family: Acanthuridae Genus: Ctenochaetus Species: C. strigosus Binomial name Ctenochaetuc strigosus
The Kole Tang or Spotted surgeonfish, Ctenochaetus strigosus, is a marine reef tang in the fish family Acanthuridae. Which is endemic to Oceana. It grows to 5.7 inches (14.6 cm) in the wild. Its a brown color with light blue to yellow horizontal stripes over its body which change into spots towards the face. It also has a vividly yellow area surrounding the eye, sometimes leading to it being known as the yellow eyed kole tang.
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