Yellow nanny

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Scientific Name:

Holacanthus tricolor (Bloch, 1795)

Common Names:

Yellow nanny, Angelfish, Corn sugar, Coshubba, Rock beasty, rock beauty

More about this critter:

Inhabits rock jetties, rocky reefs and rich coral areas. Juveniles often associated with fire corals (Ref. 9710). Feeds on tunicates, sponges, zoantharians and algae. Marketed fresh (Ref. 3797).

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