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Blackspot Surgeonfish
Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Acanthuridae - surgeonfishes and unicornfishes »  genus Acanthurus

Scientific synonyms

Chaetodon nigrofuscus Forsskål, 1775
Teuthis bipunctatus (non Günther, 1861)
Hepatus elongatus (non Lacépède, 1802)
Teuthis elongatus (non Lacépède, 1802)
Acanthurus elongatus (non Lacépède, 1802)
Acanthurus lineolatus Valenciennes, 1835
Hepatus lineolatus (Valenciennes, 1835)
Hepatus lucillae Fowler, 1938
Teuthis lucillae (Fowler, 1938)
Acanthurus matoides Valenciennes, 1835

Other names

= Brown Surgeon
= Brown Surgeonfish
= Dusky Surgeonfish
= Lavender Tang

Least Concern

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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4739]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/188]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [178019]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018

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