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Black Surgeonfish
Acanthurus nigricans (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 aliala Lesson, 1831
Acanthurus glaucoparecius Cuvier, 1829
Acanthurus glaucopareius Cuvier, 1829
Chaetodon nigricans Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Blackear Surgeonfish
= Gold-rim Tang
= Golden Rimmed Surgeonfish
= Goldrim Surgeonfish
= Gray Surgeonfish
= White-cheeked Surgeonfish
= Whiteface Surgeonfish
= Whitecheek Surgeonfish
= Whitetail Surgeonfish

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