Bluespine unicornfish

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Bluespine unicornfish
Nasounicornis-Blauklingen.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Acanthuridae
Genus: Naso
Species: N. unicornis
Binomial name
Naso unicornis
(Forsskål, 1775)
Naso unicornis from New Caledonia
A pair of bluespine unicornfish (Naso unicornis) found in shallow water coral reef area of Green Island, a coral reef ecosystem reserve in Taiwan

The bluespine unicornfish or short-nose unicornfish (Naso unicornis) is a tang from the Indo-Pacific. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a size of 70 cm in length. It is called kala in Hawaiian, and dawa in New Caledonia.

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