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Blue Tang
Photograph by Jeff Haines, My Shot
Adult blue tangs swim close to the ocean floor near Mexico. A species of surgeonfish, the blue tang is abundant in the waters of the Caribbean, often schooling around coral reefs. As they mature, the tangs’ color progresses from bright yellow to a deep bluish-gray or purple.

Blue Tang

Photograph by Jeff Haines, My Shot

Adult blue tangs swim close to the ocean floor near Mexico. A species of surgeonfish, the blue tang is abundant in the waters of the Caribbean, often schooling around coral reefs. As they mature, the tangs’ color progresses from bright yellow to a deep bluish-gray or purple.

The tiny sea creatures, called “by-the-wind sailors,” washed ashore in Humboldt, California (above) and other beaches along the West Coast.Credit: M. Sid Kelly, YouTube screenshot

The tiny sea creatures, called “by-the-wind sailors,” washed ashore in Humboldt, California (above) and other beaches along the West Coast.
Credit: M. Sid Kelly, YouTube screenshot