Species under Prionurus
n= 7
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Prionurus biafraensis
(Blache & Rossignol, 1962)
Biafra doctorfish Eastern Atlantic 20
Prionurus chrysurus
Randall, 2001
Indonesian sawtail Western Pacific 30
Prionurus laticlavius
(Valenciennes, 1846)
Razor surgeonfish Eastern Central Pacific 60
Prionurus maculatus
Ogilby, 1887
Yellowspotted sawtail Southwest Pacific 45
Prionurus microlepidotus
Lacep├Ęde, 1804
Sixplate sawtail Western Pacific 70
Prionurus punctatus
Gill, 1862
Yellowtail surgeonfish Eastern Central Pacific 60
Prionurus scalprum
Valenciennes, 1835
Scalpel sawtail Northwest Pacific 50
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