Lined surgeonfish

Acanthurus lineatus

Lined surgeonfish

Distribution: from Eastern Africa to Southern Japan, Hawaii, Marquesas, Tuamotu, the Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia.

Replaced by closely related Acanthurus sohal in the Red Sea.

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