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genus

Acanthurus Forsskål, 1775

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Acanthuriformes »  family Acanthuridae - surgeonfishes and unicornfishes

Included taxa

Number of records: 40

species Acanthurus achilles Shaw, 1803 - Achilles Tang

Acanthurus achilles

species Acanthurus albipectoralis Allen & Ayling, 1987 - Whitefin Surgeonfish
species Acanthurus auranticavus Randall, 1956 - Orange-socket Surgeonfish

Acanthurus auranticavus

species Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855 - Barber

Acanthurus bahianus

species Acanthurus bariene Lesson, 1831 - Bariene Surgeonfish

Acanthurus bariene

species Acanthurus blochii Valenciennes, 1835 - Blue-banded Pualu

Acanthurus blochii

species Acanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787) - Black Doctorfish

Acanthurus chirurgus

species Acanthurus chronixis Randall, 1960 - Chronixis Surgeonfish
species Acanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 - Blue Tang Surgeonfish

Acanthurus coeruleus

species Acanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835 - Eyestripe Surgeonfish

Acanthurus dussumieri

species Acanthurus fowleri de Beaufort, 1951 - Fowler's Surgeon

Acanthurus fowleri

species Acanthurus fuliginosus Lesson, 1831
species Acanthurus gahhm (Forsskål, 1775) - Black Surgeonfish

Acanthurus gahhm

species Acanthurus grammoptilus Richardson, 1843 - Finelined Surgeonfish
species Acanthurus guttatus Forster, 1801 - Whitespotted Surgeonfish
species Acanthurus japonicus (Schmidt, 1931) - Japan Surgeonfish

Acanthurus japonicus

species Acanthurus leucocheilus Herre, 1927 - Pale Lipped Surgeonfish
species Acanthurus leucopareius (Jenkins, 1903) - Head-band Surgeonfish
species Acanthurus leucosternon Bennett, 1833 - Powder Blue Tang

Acanthurus leucosternon

species Acanthurus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Blue Banded Surgeonfish

Acanthurus lineatus

species Acanthurus maculiceps (Ahl, 1923) - Earbar Surgeonfish
species Acanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829) - Bleeker's Surgeonfish

Acanthurus mata

species Acanthurus mindorensis Herre, 1927
species Acanthurus monroviae Steindachner, 1876 - Monrovia Doctorfish
species Acanthurus nigricans (Linnaeus, 1758) - Black Surgeonfish

Acanthurus nigricans

species Acanthurus nigricauda Duncker & Mohr, 1929 - Epaulette Surgeonfish

Acanthurus nigricauda

species Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775) - Blackspot Surgeonfish

Acanthurus nigrofuscus

species Acanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835 - Bluelined Surgeonfish
species Acanthurus nubilus (Fowler & Bean, 1929) - Bluelined Surgeon
species Acanthurus olivaceus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 - Orangeshoulder Surgeonfish

Acanthurus olivaceus

species Acanthurus polyzona (Bleeker, 1868) - Black-barred Surgeonfish

Acanthurus polyzona

species Acanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834 - Chocolate Surgeonfish

Acanthurus pyroferus

species Acanthurus randalli Briggs & Caldwell, 1957 - Gulf Surgeonfish
species Acanthurus reversus Randall & Earle, 1999
species Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål, 1775) - Red Sea Clown Surgeon

Acanthurus sohal

species Acanthurus tennentii Günther, 1861 - Doubleband Surgeonfish

Acanthurus tennentii

species Acanthurus thompsoni (Fowler, 1923) - Chocolate Surgeon
species Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Convict Surgeon

Acanthurus triostegus

species Acanthurus tristis Randall, 1993 - Blackcheek Surgeonfish
species Acanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835 - Yellowfin Surgeonfish

Acanthurus xanthopterus


Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/47]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Acanthurus Forsskål, 1775]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1314477]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Acanthurus Forsskål, 1775]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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