Acanthurus polyzona (Bleeker, 1868)
Black-barred surgeonfish
photo by Bourjon, P.

Family:  Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes), subfamily: Acanthurinae
Max. size:  11 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: known only from Mauritius, RĂ©union, Madagascar, and the Comoro Islands.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 04 May 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 26.11.91
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 15.07.04
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 25.08.94

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