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Acanthurus Forsskal, 1775

A single sharp and erectile antrorse spine on caudal peduncle. Teeth rather broad, fixed in jaws. Pelvic finrays I + 5. Caudal fin varying from nearly truncate to strongly lunate.

Species over 30; in Clofnam area 1.

Recent revision: Randall (1956—regional basis only).

Genus Acanthurus