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Temporal range: Eocene to Recent
|Sohal surgeonfish, Acanthurus sohal. The orange mark on the tail peduncle shows where the spine is folded in.|
One of the characteristics of this family is that they have spines on the tail (also known as "thorn tail").
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- "Institute for Biodiversity Science & Sustainability | California Academy of Sciences". Research.calacademy.org. July 27, 2014. Archived from the original on October 10, 2014. Retrieved October 29, 2016.
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel (eds) 2007. Acanthuridae in FishBase. 
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