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Updated 9/28/2013

Family Acanthuridae


Naso lituratus

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 20 feet


Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 40 feet

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 25 feet


Juvenile, Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 6 feet

ORANGESPINE UNICORNFISH        umaumalei      Miyako-tenguhagi

Common in shallow water where it feeds upon algae.  This species lacks a horn.  Males have elongated caudal rays.  Attains 18 inches.  Hawaii, Australia, Japan, & the Tropical Pacific.