Taxon profile


Convict Surgeon
Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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 hirudo Bennett, 1829
Acanthurus pentazona Bleeker, 1850
Acanthurus subarmatus Bennett, 1840
Acanthurus triastegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Acanthurus triostegus marquesensis Schultz & Woods, 1948
Acanthurus triostegus sandvicensis Streets, 1877
Acanthurus triostegus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Acanthurus triostegust (Linnaeus, 1758)
Acanthurus zebra Lacépède, 1802
Chaetodon couaga Lacépède, 1802

Other names

= Convict Surgeonfish

Least Concern


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