Twospot Bristletooth (species: Ctenochaetus binotatus) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Ctenochaetus binotatus
Twospot Bristletooth

©Anne Hoggett: Ctenochaetus binotatus at North Point, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: An adult Ctenochaetus binotatus at North Point, Lizard Island.

©Rick Stuart-Smith: A young Ctenochaetus binotatus, Lizard Island area
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Acanthuridae
Genus Ctenochaetus
Species Ctenochaetus binotatus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 22 cm (Length)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Caley, M.J. (1995). Community dynamics of tropical reef fishes: local patterns between latitudes, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 129: 7-18. LIRS catalog number 447.
  • Clements, K.D. (1991). Gut microorganisms of surgeonfishes (Family Acanthuridae), Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 321.
  • Clements, K.D., G.R. Russ, D. McB. Williams and A.M. Ayling (1988). A species list of the family Acanthuridae (Pisces) of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, with notes on latitudinal distribution patterns,manuscript only. LIRS catalog number 242.
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