Scientific name: 
Zebrasoma scopas
Distinctive features: 
Yellowish brown gradating to nearly black on tail.
to 20 cm (8 in.)

The body coloration on the brushtail tang is yellowish-brown fading to almost black around the tail area. There are dark, brush-like bristles near the white scalpel, or tail spine. When the dorsal and ventral fins are spread, this fish looks very tall. Small juveniles have yellow bars.