Naso hexacanthus

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Naso hexacanthus
Naso hexacanthus.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Acanthuridae
Genus: Naso
Species: N. hexacanthus
Binomial name
Naso hexacanthus
(Bleeker, 1855)

Naso hexacanthus is a tropical fish found in coral reefs in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.[1] It is commonly known as the sleek unicornfish, sleek unicorn, blacktongue unicorn, blacktounge unicornfish, Thorpe's unicornfish, or the Nohorn unicorn.[2] It is of value in commercial fisheries and as a gamefish, and is also seen in aquaria.[1]


  1. ^ a b Naso hexacanthus at
  2. ^ Common names for Naso hexacanthus at