Scientific Name
Naso lopezi  
Naso lopezi洛氏鼻魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Herre, 1927 Depth 6 - M
Chinese 洛氏鼻魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 刺尾鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F470 Acanthuridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 洛氏鼻魚 
Max Length 60 cm SL  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 剝皮仔、打鐵婆、鬼角(臺東) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、ShaoLiuChew、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Ambil I., China Sea, southwest of Manila Bay, Philippines 
Synonyms Naso lopezii, Naso sp., Naso vomer   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea(Randall et al.,1990)  Herre, A. W. C. T. 1927 Randall, J. E. etc. 1971 Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055997. ASIZP0058481. ASIZP0073055. ASIZP0073056. ASIZP0805852. ASIZP0806725. ASIZP0806727. ASIZP0915852. ASIZP0916725. ASIZP0916727. BPBMI23212. FRIP21223. FRIP21479. FRIP22298. NMMBP08590.  
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,%
Common Name Slender unicornfish; Lopez' unicornfish; Elongate unicornfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays V,28-31 ; anal-fin rays II,27-30 ; pectoral-fin rays17 ; pelvic-fin rays I,3. Body gray, paler ventrally, the upper half of body and caudal fin with numberous small dark gray to black spots; a large pale area pectoral fin, sometimes containing dark reddish bars; two broad black bands; horn-abscant with numerous black close-set spots on the upper half of its body and tail, and white ventrally; caudal fin emarginate in young, truncate to very slightly double emarginate in adults.
habitats Uncommon species found in coastal to outer reef slopes subject to strong currents. Usually found in waters deeper than 6 m. Sometimes in large schools. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Andaman Sea, western Indonesia, Philippines, Ryukyus, and Palau. Taiwan: South, Hsiaoliuchiu.  
Utility Commercial fishery and aquarium species.