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Family Acanthuridae

INDO-PACIFIC

Acanthurus pyroferus

Juvenile, Wakatobi, Indonesia

 

Wakatobi, Indonesia

Waikiki Aqaurium

MIMIC SURGEONFISH

Common on reefs throughout the Indo-Pacific excluding Hawaii.  Juvenile mimic the angelfish Centropyge vrolickii or Centropyge flavissimus.  Attains 10 inches.