Twospot surgeonfish

Characteristics

  • Feeds on detritus and algae, including algae which contain ciguatoxins.

Description

Adults:

  • Head and body orange-brown.
  • Head with blue dots and body with horizontal blue lines.
  • A black spot on rear dorsal fin base. Another black spot on rear anal
  • fin base.
  • Iris blue.

Juveniles:

  • Body dark brown.
  • Tail yellow.
  • Iris blue.

Common Name: Twospot surgeonfish

Family Common Name: Surgeonfishes

Scientific Name: Ctenochaetus binotatus___(Randall, 1955)

Maximum Length: 22 cm (Total Length)