Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Acanthuridae  
 Genus Naso  
  Naso reticulatus  Randall, 2001 ( 👉 redirect to new TaiCOL )
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Randall JE. 2001. Naso reticulatus, A New Unicornfish (Perciformes: Acanthuridae) from Taiwan and Indonesia, with a Key to the Spesies of Naso. Zool. Studies v. 40 (no. 2):170-176.
Character: Dorsal-fin rays V, 29 ; anal-fin rays II, 27 ; pectoral-fin rays 17. Protuberance or horn on forehead or snout absent. head convex with slight angularity before eye. Anterior interorbital space and adjacent internarial space strongly elevated with a rounded median ridge. Body depth 3.1-3.2 in SL. Two keeled candal peduncular plates on each side, keels not large nor atrose. Dorsal fin not elevated, first dorsal spine longest. Body light brown to olivaceaus dorsally, whitish ventrally, the upper three-fifths of body with a mixture of small dark brown to black spots and irregular lines head with a dark recular pattern. 
Habitat: Described from two adult male specimens, one speard at 15m at the top of a rocky prinnacle in Nan Wan Bay, southern Taiwan and the other taken by trawl off the southern end of Sumatra. 
Distribution: Western Pacific: Taiwan and Indonesia. Taiwan: South.  
Utility: Commercial fishery species. 
Name Code: 381287
  IUCN Red List:DD      Marine     
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