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Updated 12/4/2017

Family Acanthuridae

INDO-PACIFIC

Ctenochaetus striatus

Juvenile, Utulei, American Samoa

 

Faga'alu, American Samoa



Indonesia
 

 STRIPED BRISTLETOOTH

Very common on shallow reefs of the Indo-Pacific excluding Hawaii.  Pale or dark brown with orange dots on head, striped disappear with age.  Attains 10 inches.