Zoological Studies

Vol. 40 No. 2, 2001

Naso reticulatus, a New Unicornfish (Perciformes: Acanthuridae) from Taiwan and Indonesia, with a Key to the Species of Naso

John E. Randall

Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., Honolulu, HI 96817-2704, USA

John E. Randall (2001) Naso reticulatus, a new unicornfish (Perciformes: Acanthuridae) from Taiwan and Indonesia, with a key to the species of Naso. Zoological Studies 40(2): 170-176. The acanthurid fish Naso reticulatus is described from 2 specimens, 490 and 428 mm SL, from southern Taiwan and Sumatra. It is distinct in having V,29 dorsal rays, II,27 anal rays, no rostral horn or protuberance on the head, a high angular interorbital space, body depth 3.1-3.2 in SL, and a dark reticular pattern on the head and body.

Key words: Fish taxonomy, Acanthuridae, Naso, Taiwan, Sumatra.

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