Powder Blue Surgeonfish (Tang) (Acanthurus leucosternon) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Powder Blue Surgeonfish (Tang)

Acanthurus leucosternon is a similar species to Dory from the Finding Nemo movie franchise. However, the Powder Blue Surgeonfish/Tang is not exactly the same species. It's a popular reef fish in the Indo-Pacific region, and is also bred and kept in domestic aquaria.

Powderblue Surgeonfish/Tang (Acanthurus leucosternon)
Powderblue Surgeonfish (Acanthurus leucosternon)
Credit: Alexander Kiermayer
Powder Blue Surgeonfish (Tang) Acanthurus leucosternon
Scientific Rank
Chordata (Chordates)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-Like Fish)
Family: Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, Tangs, Unicornfishes)
Genus: Acanthurus (Acanthurus)
Species: Acanthurus leucosternon
Average Size: 20 centimetres

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