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Convict Surgeonfish

( Acanthurus triostegus )
Description

Other names

Convict Surgeon, Five-banded Surgeon-fish

How to Catch
Distribution
Eating
Fast Facts
  • Is a member of the family Acanthuridae (surgeonfishes, tangs, and unicornfishes)
  • Can grow to 27cm in length
  • Found in Australia’s warmer waters from NSW to WA
  • Frequents coral reef environments
  • Occurs solitary or in schools