Yellowmask Surgeonfish

Acanthurus Xanthopterus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Acanthurus Xanthopterus
Other names Cuvier's Surgeonfish, Ringtailed Surgeonfish, Yellowfin Surgeonfish, Yellowmask Surgeon
Size Up to 62 cm (24.4 in)
Weight Up to 2.5 kg (5.5 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters, lagoons, bays & harbours amongst sandy & mixed rubble areas of reefs
Depth Range
Yellowmask Surgeonfish Distribution
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