Lagoon triggerfish

Rhinecanthus aculeatus

Lagoon triggerfish

White-banded triggerfish, Picasso triggerfish, Picassofish

Distribution: from the Red Sea and East Africa to Southern Japan, Hawaii, Marquesas, Tuamotu, the Great Barrier Reef and Lord Howe.

May be confused with Rhinecanthus verrucosus, Rhinecanthus rectangulus and Rhinecanthus assasi

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