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Updated 9/23/2013

Family Acanthuridae

HAWAII

Acanthurus leucopareius

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 4 feet

 

Peek-a-boo, Midway Atoll, 35 feet

Juvenile, Three Tables, Oahu, 10 feet

Kaupo Bay, Oahu, 6 feet

 

Makapu'u, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Puako, Hawaii, 10 feet

Juvenile, Makapu'u, Oahu, 25 feet



Juvenile, Firehouse, Oahu, 10 feet

WHITEBAR SURGEONFISH        maikoiko       Sujikuro-hagi

Aggregations are common on shallow reefs, often in the company of Convict Tangs.  Attains 10 inches.  Hawai'i to Southern Japan, absent along the equator, and from New Caledonia to Easter Island.