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'''[[File:Paracanthurus_hepatus.jpeg|thumb|A Paracanthurus hepatus (AKA) A Regal Blue Tang Fish.]]Paracanthurus hepatus''' is a species of Indo-Pacific surgeonfish. A popular fish in marine aquaria, it is the only member of the genus '''''Paracanthurus'''''. A number of common names are attributed to the species, including '''regal tang''', '''palette surgeonfish''', '''blue tang''' (leading to confusion with the Atlantic Iyana ''[[wikipedia:Acanthurus coeruleus|Acanthurus coeruleus]]''), '''royal blue tang''', '''hippo tang''', '''flagtail surgeonfish''', '''Pacific regal blue tang''' and '''blue surgeonfish'''.
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[[File:Paracanthurus_hepatus.jpeg|thumb|A ''Paracanthurus hepatus''(AKA) A Regal Blue Tang Fish.]]'''Paracanthurus hepatus''' is a species of Indo-Pacific surgeonfish. A popular fish in marine aquaria, it is the only member of the genus '''''Paracanthurus'''''. A number of common names are attributed to the species, including '''regal tang''', '''palette surgeonfish''', '''blue tang''' (leading to confusion with the Atlantic Iyana ''[[wikipedia:Acanthurus coeruleus|Acanthurus coeruleus]]''), '''royal blue tang''', '''hippo tang''', '''flagtail surgeonfish''', '''Pacific regal blue tang''' and '''blue surgeonfish'''.
 
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Paracanthurus hepatus

A Paracanthurus hepatus(AKA) A Regal Blue Tang Fish.

Paracanthurus hepatus is a species of Indo-Pacific surgeonfish. A popular fish in marine aquaria, it is the only member of the genus Paracanthurus. A number of common names are attributed to the species, including regal tang, palette surgeonfish, blue tang (leading to confusion with the Atlantic Iyana Acanthurus coeruleus), royal blue tang, hippo tang, flagtail surgeonfish, Pacific regal blue tang and blue surgeonfish.
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