Collection ID: NMMBOL000003
Scientific Name: Acanthurus xanthopterus
Author: Valenciennes, 1835
Family: F470  Acanthuridae
Collect Date: 2007-11-22
Location Haikou
Longitude: 120.71571
Latitude: 22.09232 
Coordinate Uncertainty 500 M
Fish Length: 130.10 mm FL
Otolith Length: 3.96 mm
Contributor: C.W. Chang

 Shape ovate with postero-dorsal angle. Convex medial face and concave lateral face. Dorsal margin crenate and ventral margin serrate. Sulcus ostial, deep. Ostium flared, triangular and cauda elongate, bulbous and markedly flexed ventrally at posterior. Colliculum low. Crista superior and crista inferior well-developed. Neck slightly constricted. Rostrum blunt, large. Excisura moderate. Notch absent.

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