Sixplate sawtail

The Sixplate sawtail lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine environment.

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The Sawtail surgeonfish is also known as Sixplate Sawtail, Surgeon and Sawtail. The body colour of the Sawtail Surgeonfish is greyish brown to silver grey in colour. They have a very small mouth for the size of their body. More

Common names

sawtail in English
Sekstakket savkirurgfisk in Danish (dansk)
Sixplate sawtail in English
小鱗多板盾尾魚 in Mandarin Chinese
小鱗多板盾尾魚 in Unknown
小鳞多板盾尾鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
小鳞多板盾尾鱼 in Unknown

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Acanthuridae
Genus : Prionurus
Species : Prionurus microlepidotus
Authority : Lacep