The Mauritian Zebra Tang is so much more than a fancy convict

Acanthurus polyzona, aka the Zebra Tang from Mauritius and the Western Indian Ocean has been a book fish that we thought we would never see with our own eyes for so long, we had all but given up ever seeing one in…

The Zebra Tang has come to US and UK aquariums

The Zebra tang, aka Acanthurus polyzona is a very rare “book fish” which we’ve covered before from a distance, but this story is about some good news for aquarists. After about two years of poking, prodding, begging, pleading and insisting,…

Acanthurus polyzona, a little known species similar to convict tangs

Acanthurus polyzona is a very seldom seen fish that closely resembles the obscenely common Acanthurus triostegus, more commonly known as the Convict Tang. Unlike the Convict Tang, A. polyzona is a Western Indian Ocean species and can be found in…