The Eye stripe Surgeonfish has a yellow brown to gray brown body with fine with irregular blue lines . It has a yellow spot behind the eye, and a yellow band through the eye. The dorsal and anal fins are yellow with blue edges and a blue stripe at the fin base. The tail is blue with some black spots. The Eye stripe Surgeonfish has a white spine on the tail stem.
The Eye stripe Surgeonfish is found in the Indian Ocean and Central Pacific. In Australia it is found in north-western Western Australia and from the top of the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland to central New South Wales coast.
|Common Name:||Eyestripe Surgeonfish|
Relatives in same Genus
Dark Surgeon (A. blochii)
Striped Surgeonfish (A. lineatus)
Brown Surgeonfish (A. nigrofuscus)
Orangeband Surgeonfish (A. olivaceus)
Convict Surgeonfish (A. triostegus)