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Updated 9/23/2013

Family Acanthuridae

HAWAII

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.