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species

Barcheek Unicornfish
Naso lituratus (Forster, 1801)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Acanthuridae - surgeonfishes and unicornfishes »  genus Naso

Scientific synonyms

Acanthurus lituratus Forster, 1801 o
Aspisurus carolinarum Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
Callicanthus lituratus (Forster, 1801)
Monoceros garretti Seale, 1901
Naso literatus (Forster, 1801)
Prionurus eoume Lesson, 1831

Other names

= Clown Tang
= Masked Unicornfish
= Orange Spine Surgeonfish
= Orange-spine Unicornfish
= Orangespine Unicornfish
= Poll Unicornfish
= Redlip Surgeonfish

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