Acanthurus triostegus, Convict surgeon, convict surgeonfish, Convict tang, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Acanthurus triostegus, Convict surgeon, convict surgeonfish, Convict tang, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Acanthurus triostegus

Acanthurus triostegus Description

Sharp, forward-pointing, erectile spine on each side of caudal peduncle which folds down into a groove. Scales minute. Teeth with denticulations on sides and top. Gill rakers: 18 to 22 in anterior row, 19 to 24 in posterior row. Dorsal spines: 9; dorsal s

Acanthurus triostegus Common Names

  • Convict surgeon, convict surgeonfish, Convict tang

Acanthurus triostegus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Acanthurus triostegus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Acanthurus triostegus species belongs to.

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Acanthurus triostegus, marine species closely related

Acanthurus triostegus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Acanthurus triostegus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Acanthurus triostegus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Acanthurus triostegus are marked in green.

Acanthurus triostegus, geographic distribution

Where is Acanthurus triostegus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Acanthurus triostegus can be found.

There is no photo/diving site associated to this marine animal

Acanthurus triostegus, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Acanthurus triostegus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Acanthurus triostegus.