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Family Acanthuridae

JAPAN

Prionurus scalprum

Yawatano, Izu, Japan, 10 feet

SCALPEL SAWTAIL     Nizadai

Common in schools among rocks in rough shallow water.  Caudal spines venomous.  Attains 19 inches.  Japan, Korea & Taiwan.