Distribution: from Eastern Africa to the Andaman Sea, Indonesia and Cocos.
Replaced by closely related Chlorurus microrhinos in the Pacific Ocean.
at Anse Patate (La Digue) © reisedachs
at Biyadhoo (Male Atolls) © chris-burton
at Félicité Island (La Digue)
at Vilamendhoo (Ari Atoll) © dominique
at Baie Lazare (Mahé)
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