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Blue Tang Surgeonfish
Acanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801

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

Scientific synonyms

Teuthis coeruleus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Acanthurus brevis Poey, 1860
Acanthurus broussonnetii Desmarest, 1823
Acanthurus caeruleus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Hepatus caeruleus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Acronurus caeruleatus Poey, 1875
Acanthurus coerulus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Acanthurus heliodes (Barbour, 1905)
Teuthis helioides Barbour, 1905
Hepatus pawnee Breder, 1927

Other names

= Blue Barber
= Blue Doctor
= Blue Doctorfish
= Blue Tang
= Blur Tang
= Yellow Barber

Least Concern

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