Scientific Name
Acanthurus dussumieri  
Acanthurus dussumieri杜氏刺尾鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Valenciennes, 1835 Depth 4 - 131M
Chinese 杜氏刺尾鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 刺尾鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F470 Acanthuridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 額帶刺尾魚 
Max Length 54 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 眼紋倒吊、粗皮仔、倒吊(臺東) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon、Coral&Sand  Holotype Locality Mauritius 
Synonyms Acanthurus bariene, Acanthurus dussumiere, Acanthurus dussumierri, Acanthurus lamarrii, Acanthurus matoides, Acanthurus undulatus, Hepatus bariene, Hepatus dussumieri, Hepatus grammoptilus, Rhombotides dussumieri, Rhombotides lamarrii, Teuthis dussumieri, Teuthis grammoptilus ...all 13..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea(Randall et al.,1990);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.6(FAO, 2001)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1835 Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0054146. ASIZP0054958. ASIZP0057756. ASIZP0057763. ASIZP0058489. ASIZP0059372. ASIZP0060298. ASIZP0060992. ASIZP0063488. ASIZP0064149. ASIZP0066527. ASIZP0066622. ASIZP0074015. ASIZP0700232. ASIZP0801751. ASIZP0801752. ASIZP0801753. ASIZP0802553. ASIZP0802595. ASIZP0900048. ASIZP0901339. ASIZP0911751. ASIZP0911752. ASIZP0911753. ASIZP0912553. ASIZP0912595. ASIZP0916805. FRIP20168. FRIP21491. FRIP22085. FRIP22199. NMMBP01023. NMMBP02446. NMMBP04724. NMMBP04725. NMMBP06430. NMMBP06690. ...List all 62 records... 
Barcode2008-08-05,鄭惇遠,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2016-01-27,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Ornate surgeonfish; Pencilled surgeon; Pencilled surgeonfish; Palani; Penciled surgeonfish; Ornate sturgeonfish; Dussumier's surgeonfish; Eyestripe surgeonfish; Eye-stripe surgeonfish; Hawaiian surgeonfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays IX, 25-27 ; anal-fin rays III, 24-26 ; pectoral-fin rays 16-17. Body pale brown head broader with irregular lines on head; orange band between eyes, continued behind each eye to gill cover. Each side of caudal peduncle with single, sharp, forward-pointing erectile spine; spine largely covered by cream sheath; groove surrounded by a black area. Dorsal fin with soft part having longer base than spinous part. Minute scales. Gill rakers 22-26 in anterior row, 23-27 in posterior row. Caudal fin lunate in adults.
habitats Generally found on seaward reefs at depths greater than 10m, a schooling species, occurs singly or in groups. Feeds on surface film of fine green and blue-green algae, diatoms, and detritus covering sand. It is a pair-spawner, mainly diurnal. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Hawaiian and Line Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Rowley Shoals, southern Great Barrier Reef and Lord Howe Island, Guam in Micronesia; absent from most of central Pacific. Taiwan: South, Hsiaoliuchiu, Penghu, La 
Utility Minor commercial fishery and aquarium species.