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Marine spacies of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Humpnose unicorn

Binomial name: Naso tonganus, Achille Valenciennes, 1835

Naso tonganus is a tropical fish found in coral reefs in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. It is commonly known as the bulbnose unicornfish, hump-nosed unicornfish, humphead unicornfish, or the humpnose unicorn. It is of value in commercial fisheries.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Actinopterygii
Order
Perciformes
Family
Acanthuridae
Genus
Naso
Species
Naso tonganus

Common names

  • English:
    • Bulbnose unicornfish
    • Humphead unicornfish
    • Humpnose unicornfish
  • French:
    • Nason loupe
    • Petit barbillon
    • Picot à deux couteaux

Synonyms

  • Naseus tonganus, Achille Valenciennes (1835)

Range Map

Range map of Naso tonganus in Thailand