IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

Acanthurus pyroferus is widespread in the Indo-Pacific and is found from French Polynesia (except Rapa) and the Line Islands to Wakayama Prefecture, Honshu, Japan, southwards to New South Wales, Australia. In the Indian Ocean it is recorded from Scott Reef, Western Australia (Allen and Russell 1986), Christmas Island (Allen & Steene 1988) and Cocos-Keeling Islands (Allen and Smith-Vaniz 1994).


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