Tomini surgeonfish

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The Tomini surgeonfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 3 - 45 m , usually 3 - 25 m environment.

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The Bristletooth Tomini Tang, also known as the Tomini Surgeonfish is tan combined with yellow, blue, and white highlights as a juvenile. When mature, the body color solidifies, the tail becomes blue, and the dorsal and anal fins are tipped with a golden-yellow hue. More

* Tomini surgeonfish, Ctenochaetus tominiensis Randall, 1955. * Ctenochaetus truncatus Randall & Clements, 2001. * Genus Naso * Whitemargin unicornfish, Naso annulatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825). More

Common names

dridri in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Labahita in Tagalog
Orangetip bristletooth in English
Tomini bristletooth in English
Tomini surgeonfish in English
Tomini-Borstenzahn-Doktorfisch in German (Deutsch)
Tomini-Borstenzahndoktorfisch in German (Deutsch)
Tomini-kirurgfisk in Danish (dansk)
Yellow-tip bristle-tooth in English
印尼櫛齒刺尾魚 in Mandarin Chinese
印度尼西亚栉齿刺尾鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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