Night Surgeonfish

Acanthurus Thompsoni
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Acanthurus Thompsoni
Other names Chocolate Surgeonfish, Night Surgeon, Thompson's Surgeonfish, Thompson's Tang, Whitetail Surgeonfish
Size Up to 27 cm (10.62 in)
Weight Up to 1 kg (2.2 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters amongst coral reefs on outer edges, slopes & drop offs
Depth Range
Night Surgeonfish Distribution
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