Smile ! - Happy Yellow Tang

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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‘Smiling’ Yellow Tang, photographed in the aquarium of Ouwehands Dierenpark , Zoo Rhenen – the Netherlands

Description:

The Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens Wikipedia) is a saltwater fish species of the family Acanthuridae.

It is commonly found in shallow reefs, from 2–46 metres (6.6–151 ft) deep, in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, west of Hawaii and east of Japan. Hawaii is the most common place for aquarium harvesting, where up to 70% of the yellow tangs for the aquarium industry are sourced from. (source: Wikipedia)


Technical details

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
Pentax-DA 18-55 lens
exp.time 1/30 sec. at f/5,6
ISO 400 – Focal length 50mm

Home Page Feature (Sept. 8, 2011)

This image was Featured on the RB Homepage, among 7 other fabulous images selected from the group “Nature Photography Challenge”

Features and Top10 placements
Featured in Yellow two (June 11 , 2011)
Featured in Playful and photogenic animals (June 11 , 2011)
Featured in Close-ups in Nature (June 18, 2011)
Featured in Alphabeth Soup – letter Y (June 25, 2011)
Top10 and Featured in Rainbow: Colour Yellow – Nature Photography contest (August 15, 2011)
Featured as Wonderful weekly group image in Pentax Ladies (Oct. 9, 2011)
Featured in Awesome wild animal and underwater kingdom
Top10 in Sealife – Awesome wild animal and underwater kingdom (Feb. 19, 2012)
Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges


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