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- proper noun A taxonomic
familywithin the suborder Acanthuroidei— surgeonfishes, tangs, and unicornfishes.
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Acanthurus + -idae (“of the family of”)
Nomadic herbivores such as parrotfishes (Family Scaridae), surgeonfishes (Family Acanthuridae), and chubs (Kyphosus sp.) may forage across wide areas of the reef.