Scientific Name
Ctenochaetus binotatus  
Ctenochaetus binotatus雙斑櫛齒刺尾鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Randall, 1955 Depth 8 - 53M
Chinese 雙斑櫛齒刺尾鯛 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 刺尾鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F470 Acanthuridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 雙斑櫛齒刺尾魚 
Max Length 22 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 正吊、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  Holotype Locality Pagapas Bay, Luzon, Philippines 
Synonyms Ctenochaetus oculocoeruleus, Ctenochaetus strigosus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea(Randall et al.,1990)  Randall, J. E. 1955 Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0056416. ASIZP0059573. ASIZP0060065. ASIZP0067064. ASIZP0067079. ASIZP0067413. ASIZP0071157. ASIZP0074253. ASIZP0700385. ASIZP0802708. ASIZP0802847. ASIZP0802848. ASIZP0912708. ASIZP0912847. ASIZP0912848. FRIP21054. FRIP21771. FRIP22142. FRIP22246. FRIP22310. NMMBP05206. NTMP0730. NTOUP200910-163. NTUM01147. NTUM01148. NTUM01305. NTUM01307. NTUM01310. RUSI35008. USNM00361637. USNM00361638.  
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Common Name Two-spot bristletooth; Twospot bristletooth; Twospot surgeonfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VIII, 24-27; anal-fin rays III, 22-25; pectoral-fin rays 15-17. Body dark orangish brown with slightly irregular, longitudinal blue lines on body following scale rows, breaking into very small spots anteriorly. Prominent black spot at the rear base of dorsal and anal fins; adults with a bluish ring around the eye. Caudal fin yellow in most small juveniles and adults in some populations depending on locality.
habitats A coral-reef species known from the depth range of 2-53 m. Feeds on coral reefs and adjacent rubble-sand aeras by scooping film of detritus and unicellular algae. Occuring singly, in pairs, or small groups. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Tuamotu Islands; southern Japan to central New South Wales and New Caledonia. Not known from the Red Sea, Gulf of Oman, the Gulf, the Hawaiian Islands, Marquesas, Rapa, Pitcairn Islands, and Easter Island. Taiwan: South,  
Utility Commercial aquarium species.