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Updated 9/23/2013

Family Acanthuridae


Acanthurus guttatus

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 5 feet

Night color, Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 5 feet

Juvenile, HIMB, Kane'ohe Bay, Oahu


WHITESPOTTED SURGEONFISH         'api         Gomaniza

Small groups are uncommon in rocky areas exposed to breaking waves.  An attractive fish decorated with white dots.  Attains 11 inches.  Western Indian Ocean east to Hawai'i, Okinawa, and French Polynesia.