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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)

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Range map of Naso tonganus in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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