ID Naso or orange spine unicorn

Discussion in 'Marine Fish Discussions' started by Noodles, 24 Jul 2009.

  1. Noodles

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    I've had this guy for a long time but i always thought he was a naso but the more i've seen him grow and the more pic's of naso's i've seen i not to sure any more he looks very much like a orange spine unicorn but lets see what you all have to say.....:)
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  3. trad

    trad Fish, thats the word!

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    Naso definately, remember there are two different types of naso tangs
     
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    Noodles Thread Starter

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    All the naso's i've seen have a yellow fin on top...
     
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    Lipstick Tang.
     
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    yeah. lipstick naso
     
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    Naso Lituratus[​IMG]

    Naso Elegans(Blonde Naso)[​IMG]

    The common names for these species both include, Orange Spine Unicorn Fish and Lipstick Tang(although I think this is more associated to the Naso Lituratus). Most commonly used names on MASA seems to be the Naso Tang(Lituratus) and Blonde Naso Tang(Elegans). Correct me if I'm wrong. This fish has quickly become my favorite after seeing Gaboon's Naso in VIP Northgate.
     
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    Stunning fish :thumbup:
     
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