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Convict Surgeon

Acanthurus triostegus


It is a laterally-compressed oval-shaped fish with a maximum length of about 26–27 cm. The head is small with a pointed snout and a terminal mouth with thick lips. It has six black stripes on a yellowish body. The first black stripe passes through the eye.


Coral reef on 1 to 2 m depth at low tide.

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Lobo, Calabarzon, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 28, 2024
Submitted on Apr 9, 2024

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