Taxon profile


Bleeker's Surgeonfish
Acanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)

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

Scientific synonyms

Chaetodon mata Cuvier, 1829
Acanthurus bleekeri Günther, 1861
Chaetodon meta Cuvier, 1829
Acanthurus weberi (Ahl, 1923)

Other names

= Blue-lined Surgeonfish

= Elongate Surgeon
= Elongate Surgeonfish
= Mata Surgeonfish
= Tailring Surgeon

Least Concern LC


Acanthurus mata - Bleeker's Surgeonfish

Author: Jo Kuyken

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1255]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/183]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Acanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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