WoRMS taxon details

Acanthurus Forsskål, 1775

125908  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125908)

accepted
Genus
Species Acanthurus achilles Shaw, 1803
Species Acanthurus albimento Carpenter, Williams & Santos, 2017
Species Acanthurus albipectoralis Allen & Ayling, 1987
Species Acanthurus auranticavus Randall, 1956
Species Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855
Species Acanthurus bariene Lesson, 1831
Species Acanthurus blochii Valenciennes, 1835
Species Acanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787)
Species Acanthurus chronixis Randall, 1960
Species Acanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Acanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835
Species Acanthurus fowleri de Beaufort, 1951
Species Acanthurus gahhm (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Acanthurus grammoptilus Richardson, 1843
Species Acanthurus guttatus Forster, 1801
Species Acanthurus japonicus (Schmidt, 1931)
Species Acanthurus leucocheilus Herre, 1927
Species Acanthurus leucopareius (Jenkins, 1903)
Species Acanthurus leucosternon Bennett, 1833
Species Acanthurus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Acanthurus maculiceps (Ahl, 1923)
Species Acanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Acanthurus monroviae Steindachner, 1876
Species Acanthurus nigricans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Acanthurus nigricauda Duncker & Mohr, 1929
Species Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Acanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835
Species Acanthurus nubilus (Fowler & Bean, 1929)
Species Acanthurus olivaceus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Acanthurus polyzona (Bleeker, 1868)
Species Acanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834
Species Acanthurus randalli Briggs & Caldwell, 1957
Species Acanthurus reversus Randall & Earle, 1999
Species Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Acanthurus tennentii Günther, 1861
Species Acanthurus thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)
Species Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Acanthurus tristis Randall, 1993
Species Acanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835

Species Acanthurus elongatus (Lacepède, 1802) (nomen dubium)

Species Acanthurus sandvicensis Streets, 1877 represented as Acanthurus triostegus sandvicensis Streets, 1877 accepted as Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Subgenus Acanthurus (Ctenodon) Swainson, 1839 accepted as Acanthurus Forsskål, 1775
Subgenus Acanthurus (Ctenodon) Klunzinger, 1871 accepted as Ctenochaetus Gill, 1884
Species Acanthurus achillas Shaw, 1803 accepted as Acanthurus achilles Shaw, 1803 (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus aliala Lesson, 1831 accepted as Acanthurus nigricans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Acanthurus altivelis Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Zebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Acanthurus argenteus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825 accepted as Ctenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Species Acanthurus armiger Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834 (synonym)
Species Acanthurus aterrimus Günther, 1872 accepted as Acanthurus achilles Shaw, 1803
Species Acanthurus atramentatus (Jordan & Evermann, 1905) accepted as Acanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835
Species Acanthurus aurolineatus Day, 1876 accepted as Acanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Acanthurus bicommatus Smith, 1956 accepted as Acanthurus tennentii Günther, 1861 (synonym)
Species Acanthurus bipunctatus Günther, 1861 accepted as Acanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835
Species Acanthurus bleekeri Günther, 1861 accepted as Acanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Acanthurus brevis Poey, 1860 accepted as Acanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Acanthurus broussonnetii Desmarest, 1823 accepted as Acanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Acanthurus caeruleus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Acanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus carinatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Acanthurus celebicus Bleeker, 1853 accepted as Acanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834
Species Acanthurus chirurgicus (Bloch, 1787) accepted as Acanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787) (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus chrysosoma Bleeker, 1857 accepted as Acanthurus olivaceus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Acanthurus coerulus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Acanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus crestonis (Jordan & Starks, 1895) accepted as Acanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835
Species Acanthurus ctenodon Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Ctenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Species Acanthurus delisiani Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus leucosternon Bennett, 1833
Species Acanthurus delisianus Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus leucosternon Bennett, 1833
Species Acanthurus desjardinii Bennett, 1836 accepted as Zebrasoma desjardinii (Bennett, 1836)
Species Acanthurus dussumiere Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835 (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus dussumierri Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835 (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus eparei Lesson, 1830 accepted as Acanthurus olivaceus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Acanthurus flavescens Bennett, 1828 accepted as Zebrasoma flavescens (Bennett, 1828)
Species Acanthurus flavoguttatus Kittlitz, 1834 accepted as Ctenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Species Acanthurus fuliginosus Lesson, 1831 accepted as Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Acanthurus fuscus Steindachner, 1861 accepted as Acanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834
Species Acanthurus gahm (Forsskål, 1775) accepted as Acanthurus gahhm (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus gemmatus Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Zebrasoma gemmatum (Valenciennes, 1835)
Species Acanthurus glaucoparecius Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Acanthurus nigricans (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus glaucopareius Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Acanthurus nigricans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Acanthurus heliodes (Barbour, 1905) accepted as Acanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus hepatus (Linnaeus, 1766) accepted as Paracanthurus hepatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Acanthurus hirudo Bennett, 1829 accepted as Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Acanthurus humeralis Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus olivaceus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Acanthurus japonica (Schmidt, 1931) accepted as Acanthurus japonicus (Schmidt, 1931) (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus japonicas (Schmidt, 1931) accepted as Acanthurus japonicus (Schmidt, 1931) (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus ketlitzii Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Ctenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Species Acanthurus kettlitzii Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Ctenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus kingii Bennett, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus bariene Lesson, 1831
Species Acanthurus lamarrii Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835
Species Acanthurus leucosternum Day, 1889 accepted as Acanthurus leucosternon Bennett, 1833 (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus leuocheilus Herre, 1927 accepted as Acanthurus leucocheilus Herre, 1927 (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus leuococheilus Herre, 1927 accepted as Acanthurus leucocheilus Herre, 1927 (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus lineolatus Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Acanthurus lituratus Forster, 1801 accepted as Naso lituratus (Forster, 1801)
Species Acanthurus marginatus Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Ctenochaetus marginatus (Valenciennes, 1835)
Species Acanthurus matoides Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Acanthurus melanosternon Smith, 1955 accepted as Acanthurus leucocheilus Herre, 1927
Species Acanthurus nigricaudus Duncker & Mohr, 1929 accepted as Acanthurus nigricauda Duncker & Mohr, 1929 (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus nigros Günther, 1861 accepted as Acanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835
Species Acanthurus nummifer Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus bariene Lesson, 1831
Species Acanthurus pentazona Bleeker, 1850 accepted as Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Acanthurus philippinus Herre, 1927 accepted as Acanthurus thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)
Species Acanthurus phlebotomus Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787)
Species Acanthurus plagiatus Peters, 1876 accepted as Acanthurus tennentii Günther, 1861
Species Acanthurus rasi Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835
Species Acanthurus reticulatus Shen & Lim, 1973 accepted as Acanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835
Species Acanthurus rostratus Günther, 1875 accepted as Zebrasoma rostratum (Günther, 1875)
Species Acanthurus rubropunctatus Rüppell, 1829 accepted as Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Acanthurus ruppelii Bennett, 1836 accepted as Zebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829) (synonym)
Species Acanthurus scopas Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Zebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Acanthurus striatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825 accepted as Ctenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Species Acanthurus strigosus Bennett, 1828 accepted as Ctenochaetus strigosus (Bennett, 1828)
Species Acanthurus subarmatus Bennett, 1840 accepted as Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Acanthurus suillus Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Zebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Acanthurus tennenti Günther, 1861 accepted as Acanthurus tennentii Günther, 1861 (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus theuthis Lacepède, 1802 accepted as Paracanthurus hepatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Acanthurus tractus Poey, 1860 accepted as Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855 (synonym)
Species Acanthurus triastegus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus triostegust (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Species Acanthurus undulatus Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Acanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835
Species Acanthurus unicornis (Forsskål, 1775) accepted as Naso unicornis (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Acanthurus velifer Bloch, 1795 accepted as Zebrasoma velifer (Bloch, 1795) accepted as Zebrasoma veliferum (Bloch, 1795)
Species Acanthurus violaceus Castelnau, 1855 accepted as Acanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Acanthurus vittatus Bennett, 1828 accepted as Acanthurus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Acanthurus weberi Ahl, 1923 accepted as Acanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Acanthurus xanthurus Blyth, 1852 accepted as Zebrasoma xanthurum (Blyth, 1852)
Species Acanthurus zebra Lacepède, 1802 accepted as Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Acanthurus Forsskål, 1775. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125908 on 2018-07-16
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-04-24 06:44:15Z
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original description  (ofTeuthis Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. 1 (1): 1-532. [details]   

taxonomy source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTeuthis Linnaeus, 1766) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTheutis Bonnaterre, 1788) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAcronurus Günther (ex Gronow), 1861) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record  (ofRhombotides Klein, 1775) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record  (ofTeuthys) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAcanthurus (Ctenodon) Swainson, 1839) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record  (ofAcronurus Gronow in Gray, 1854) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAspisurus Lacepède, 1802) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCtenodon Bonaparte, 1831) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHarpurina Fowler & Bean, 1929) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHarpurus Forster, 1788) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofRhombotides Bleeker (ex Klein), 1863) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record  (ofRhombotides Bleeker (ex Klein), 1863) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofTeuthis Linnaeus, 1766) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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