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Family Monacanthidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Oxymonacanthus longirostris

Faga'alu, Tutuila, American Samoa, 10 feet

LONGNOSE FILEFISH    Tengukawahagi

Uncommon among thickets of staghorn (Acropora) corals.  Attains 5 inches.  Indo-Pacific, from East Africa to Okinawa and Samoa.