Skip links

Acanthurus lineatus

Acanthurus lineatus, the Stripe Surgeonfish or Lined surgeonfish, is a member of the family Acanthuridae, the surgeonfishes. Other common names include blue banded surgeonfish, blue-lined surgeonfish, clown surgeonfish, pyjama tang, striped surgeonfish, and zebra surgeonfish.
This species reaches about 38 centimeters in length. Much of the body has black-edged blue and yellow stripes, and the top of the head is striped with yellow. The belly is grayish. The pectoral fins have darkened rays and the pelvic fins are yellow-brown with black margins. Individuals from around the Philippines vary in coloration. The sharp, forward-pointing spines on the caudal peduncle are venomous.

Acanthurus lineatus

Acanthurus lineatus

01 Care

Have to provide MODERATE CARE. It can be social and also aggressive.

02 Diet

*Flake Food  *Herbivore  *Frozen Food  *Live Food

03 Light