Species

Fish

Powder blue surgeonfish

The fish can reach an average size of 23 cm (9 in) in length. The body has an oval shape and is compressed laterally. Like other surgeonfishes, Acanthurus leucosternon swims with its pectoral fins....

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Indian gold-ring bristle-tooth

Dorsal spines (total): 8 Dorsal soft rays (total): 25-27; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 23 - 25. Body with numerous very small blue to yellow spots in life. Caudal concavity at most 16.5 in SL

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Desjardin's Sailfin Tang

Desjardin's Sailfin Tang grows to a maximum length of 40 cm (16 in), with a sexual dimorphism, as males being larger than females. This species shows the typical morphology of the family Acanthurid...

Fish

Blackstreak Surgeonfish

Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 25-28; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 23 - 26. Color in life dark brown without lines on body or spots on head (one phase is purplish grey); hor...

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Convict Surgeonfish

Convict surgeonfish (Acanthurus triostegus) is a small surgeonfish in family Acanthuridae of the order Perciformes. It is typically about 10 cm (3.9 in) long, but some individuals may grow larger t...

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Lined Surgeonfish

The lined, or bluebanded, or clown surgeon is a striking surgeonfish with horizontal, black-edged blue stripes interspersed with yellow, and bluish-grey underside. The pectoral fins are pale with d...