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Naso lopezi Herre, 1927
Elongate Unicornfish; Slender Unicorn

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Acanthuridae  
 Genus Naso  
  Naso lopezi    Herre, 1927 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms: Naso lopezii Naso vomer   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993); Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea(Randall et al.,1990)
Character: Dorsal-fin rays V,28-31 ; anal-fin rays II,27-30 ; pectoral-fin rays17 ; pelvic-fin rays I,3. Body gray, paler ventrally, the upper half of body and caudal fin with numberous small dark gray to black spots; a large pale area pectoral fin, sometimes containing dark reddish bars; two broad black bands; horn-abscant with numerous black close-set spots on the upper half of its body and tail, and white ventrally; caudal fin emarginate in young, truncate to very slightly double emarginate in adults. 
Habitat: Uncommon species found in coastal to outer reef slopes subject to strong currents. Usually found in waters deeper than 6 m. Sometimes in large schools. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Andaman Sea, western Indonesia, Philippines, Ryukyus, and Palau. Taiwan: South, Hsiaoliuchiu.  
Utility: Commercial fishery and aquarium species. 
Name Code: 381284
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