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Family Acanthuridae

HAWAII

Naso brevirostris

Peek-a-boo, Midway, 30 feet

 

Sea Life Park, Hawaii

Kahe Point, Oahu, 35 feet

 

Peek-a-boo, Midway, 30 feet

 

Maui Ocean Center

 

Juvenile, Sea Tiger wreck, Oahu, 75 feet

Subadult, Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 5 feet

PALETAIL UNICORNFISH        kala lōlō        Tsumari-tenguhagi

Fairly common in deep water exposed to current where it feeds upon zooplankton.  Large adults with fine dots and lines, axis of horn level with eye.  Juveniles gray with white tail.  Attains 24 inches.  Hawaii, Indo-Pacific, Galapagos.