Taxon profile


Convict Surgeon
Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Chaetodon triostegus Linnaeus, 1758
Acanthurus triostegus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hepatus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Teuthis triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rhombotides triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Teuthis australis Gray, 1827
Chaetodon couaga Lacépède, 1802
Teuthis elegans Garman, 1899
Harpurus fasciatus Forster, 1801
Acanthurus hirudo Bennett, 1829

Other names

= Convict Surgeonfish

Least Concern LC


Acanthurus triostegus - Convict Surgeon

Author: Petr Baum

Acanthurus triostegus - Convict Surgeon

Author: Petr Baum

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