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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

Acanthurus elongatus (non Lacépède, 1802)
Acanthurus lineolatus Valenciennes, 1835
Acanthurus matoides Valenciennes, 1835
Acanthurus rubropunctatus Rüppell, 1829
Chaetodon nigrofuscus Forsskål, 1775
Ctenodon rubropunctatus (Rüppell, 1829)
Hepatus elongatus (non Lacépède, 1802)
Hepatus lineolatus (Valenciennes, 1835)
Hepatus lucillae Fowler, 1938
Teuthis bipunctatus (non Günther, 1861)

Other names

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

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Links and literature

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

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [178019]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014

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