Pencil Surgeonfish

Acanthurus Dussumieri
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Acanthurus Dussumieri
Other names Dussumieri Tang, Dussumier's Surgeonfish, Eyestripe Surgeonfish, Hawaiian Surgeonfish, Ornate Surgeonfish, Pencilled Surgeon, Pencilled Surgeonfish, Whitespine Surgeon
Size Up to 54 cm (21.25 in)
Weight Up to 1.5 kg (3.3 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters on the edges & slopes of deeper rocky & coral reefs
Depth Range
Pencil Surgeonfish Distribution
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