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Family Acanthuridae

HAWAII

Naso maculatus

Juvenile, Angel Ledge, Midway, 80 feet

SPOTTED UNICORNFISH

Rare in very deep water exposed to current where it feeds upon zooplankton.  A hornless species.  Gray to olive green with random pattern of wavy dots and dashes.  Attains 24 inches.  Hawaii, Japan, Lord Howe Island, and New Caledonia.