Clown Unicornfish (species: Naso lituratus) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Naso lituratus
Clown Unicornfish


©Andy Lewis: Clown Unicornfish, Lizard Island.

©Mark Shepherd: Clown Unicornfish at Lizard Island

©Andy Lewis: Naso lituratus at Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Acanthuridae
Genus Naso
Species Naso lituratus

Colours

              

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • From 2 cm to 46 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

  • Brandl, S.J. and D.R. Bellwood (2013). Morphology, sociality, and ecology: can morphology predict pairing behavior in coral reef fishes? Coral Reefs, 32: 835-836. LIRS catalog number 1718.
  • Brandl, S.J., W.D. Robbins and D.R. Bellwood (2015). Exploring the nature of ecological specialization in a coral reef fish community: morphology, diet and foraging microhabitat use, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 282: 20151147, doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1147. LIRS catalog number 1908.
  • Choat, J.H. and K.D. Clements (1998). Vertebrate herbivores in marine and terrestrial environments: a nutritional ecology perspective, Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 29: 375-403. LIRS catalog number 571.
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