Prionurus

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Prionurus
Prionurus laticlavius.jpg
Prionurus laticlavius (razor surgeonfish)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Acanthuroidei
Family: Acanthuridae
Genus: Prionurus
Lacépède, 1804
Species

7, see text

Prionurus is a genus of surgeonfishes found mostly in the Pacific Ocean with one species, P. biafraensis, native to the Atlantic Ocean.

Species[edit]

There are currently seven recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Prionurus in FishBase. December 2012 version.