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Prionurus Lacépède, 1804

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

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Included taxa

Number of records: 7

species Prionurus biafraensis (Blache & Rossignol, 1961) - Biafra Doctorfish
species Prionurus chrysurus Randall, 2001
species Prionurus laticlavius (Valenciennes, 1846) - Razor Surgeonfish
species Prionurus maculatus Ogilby, 1887 - Spotted Sawtail Surgeonfish
species Prionurus microlepidotus Lacépède, 1804 - Sawtail Surgeonfish
species Prionurus punctatus Gill, 1862 - Yellowtail Surgeon
species Prionurus scalprum Valenciennes, 1835

Prionurus scalprum

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/3674]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Prionurus Lacepède, 1804]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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