Unicorn fish

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(Zool.) the narwhal.

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Movement patterns, home range size and habitat utilization of the blue spine unicornfish, Naso unicorns (Acanthuridae) in a Hawaiian marine reserve.
Movement patterns, home range size and habitat utilization of the bluespine unicornfish, Naso unicornis (Acanthuridae) in a Hawaiian marine reserve.
Special bones diagnostic to specific fishes such as the pharyngeal clusters (mills) of parrotfish and wrasse, bucklers on the caudal peduncle of surgeonfish and unicornfish, and the first dorsal spines of leatherjackets were also used for identification (Kataoka 1995, 1996).
These fishes are some of the most colorful and morphologically diverse teleost fishes, including the oarfish, Regalecus glesne, the opah, Lampris gutattus, and the unicornfish, Eumecichthys fiski.
If you think the term "reef fish" applies only to those dainty butterfly fish you see in aquariums, you might be interested to know that surgeonfish, sea chubs, unicornfish, porgy, and other weird, good-eating ocean fish commonly break the 10pound mark.
bannerfish, b atfish, boxfish, butterflyfish, clownfish, lionfish, Picassofish, pufferfish, surgeonfish, triggerfish, trumpetfish, unicornfish.
The exhibit is also home to brightly colored triggerfish, wrasse, tangs, unicornfish, and blacktip reef sharks in the enormous reef and tide pool.
Oarfish and their relatives--which have common names as fanciful as unicornfish, inkfish, and tube-eyes--make up the order Lampridiformes.
Passive acoustic telemetry reveals highly variable home range and movement patterns among unicornfish within a marine reserve.
Special bones diagnostic to specific fishes such as the pharyngeal clusters of parrotfish and wrasse, bucklers on the caudal peduncle of surgeonfish and unicornfish, and the first dorsal spines of triggerfish were also used for identification (Kataoka 1995, 1996).
Mean biomass of orangespine unicornfish also did not differ between locations (2-way ANOVA, F = 0.
Genetic evidence for reproductive isolation of the recently described unicornfish Naso caesius and its sibling N.