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Bluespine Unicornfish - Naso unicornis Gray to olive, tail spines blue; relatively short forehead horn (does not project past mouth). Bluespine unicornfish,Fish,Malaysia,Naso unicornis,Sabah,Unicornfish Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Bluespine Unicornfish - Naso unicornis

Gray to olive, tail spines blue; relatively short forehead horn (does not project past mouth).

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The bluespine unicornfish or short-nose unicornfish 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.

Similar species: Perch-like Fishes
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Jun 30, 2020. Captured Feb 28, 2019 07:01.
  • TG-5
  • f/2.8
  • 1/125s
  • ISO100
  • 4.5mm