Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Acanthuridae  
 Genus Naso  
  Naso minor  (Smith, 1966) ( 👉 redirect to new TaiCOL )
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Axinurus minor  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Dorsal-fin rays V, 27-29 ; anal-fin rays II, 27-29 ; pectoral-fin rays 17 ; pelvic-fin rays I,3. Body gray, shading to whitish ventrally, sometimes with 3-6 dark bluish gray stripes on side, head purplish gray; lips blackish; iris dusky yellow; caudal peduncular plate black; pectoral-fin rays yellow. 
Habitat: Occurs in coastal to outer reef slopes; form small zooplankton-feeding aggregations well above the bottom at depths of 8 to at least 40m. Males exhibit rapid and striking changes in color pattern during courtship. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Mozambique to the Philippines. Taiwan: South.  
Utility: Commercial fishery species. 
Name Code: 381286
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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