Reef triggerfish

Rhinecanthus rectangulus

Reef triggerfish

Wedge-tail triggerfish, Picasso triggerfish, rectangle trigerfish, Humuhumu nukunuku apua'a

Distribution: from the Red Sea and East Africa to Southern Japan, Marquesas and Lord Howe. Common in Micronesia and the Hawaiian Islands.

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

Spots where Rhinecanthus rectangulus has been spotted by snorkelers

Rhinecanthus rectangulus snorkeling pictures

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