Black surgeonfish

Ctenochaetus hawaiiensis is a Tang from the Pacific Ocean.

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The Black surgeonfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 1 - 61 m , usually 5 - 40 m environment.

Surgeonfish, or Black Surgeonfish, has an oval body shape with radiating, bold markings that change with maturity. As a juvenile, it is bright orange with violet markings on the body and fins. More

Common names

Black surgeonfish in English
Chevron in English
chevron tang in English
Havajinis šepečiažiotis in Lithuanian (lietuvių kalba)
Hawaii-Borstenzahn-Doktorfisch in German (Deutsch)
Hawaii-Borstenzahndoktorfisch in German (Deutsch)
Hawaii-kirurgfisk in Danish (dansk)
Hawaiian bristletooth in English
Hawaiian kole in English
Hawaiian surgeonfish in English
Maito in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
夏威夷栉齿刺尾鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
夏威夷栉齿刺尾鱼 in Unknown
夏威夷櫛齒刺尾魚 in Mandarin Chinese
夏威夷櫛齒刺尾魚 in Unknown

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Acanthuridae
Genus : Ctenochaetus
Species : Ctenochaetus hawaiiensis
Authority : Randall, 1955