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Powder-blue Surgeon Fish

Acanthurus leucosternon


A common and spectacular species that often forms large and dense schools in the Maldives. Readily identified by the black face and blue body. Found in most clear water reef habitats to about 20 m depth. Widespread Indian Ocean, ranging to Bali, Indonesia. Lenght to 20 cm.

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