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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus Forsskål, 1775 
AphiaID: 125908

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthuridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus sohal (Forsskål, 1775)
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurinae
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcronurus Gronow in Gray, 1854 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcronurus Günther (ex Gronow), 1861 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAspisurus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenodon
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpurina
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpurus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhombotides Bleeker (ex Klein), 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhombotides Klein, 1775 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeuthis Linnaeus, 1766
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeuthys (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTheutis
Sources  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]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus achilles Shaw, 1803
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus albipectoralis Allen & Ayling, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus auranticavus Randall, 1956
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus bariene Lesson, 1831
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus blochii Valenciennes, 1835
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus chronixis Randall, 1960
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus fowleri de Beaufort, 1951
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus gahhm (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus grammoptilus Richardson, 1843
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus guttatus Forster, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus japonicus (Schmidt, 1931)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus leucocheilus Herre, 1927
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus leucopareius (Jenkins, 1903)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus leucosternon Bennett, 1833
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus maculiceps (Ahl, 1923)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus monroviae Steindachner, 1876
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigricans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigricauda Duncker & Mohr, 1929
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nubilus (Fowler & Bean, 1929)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus olivaceus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus polyzona (Bleeker, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus randalli Briggs & Caldwell, 1957
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus reversus Randall & Earle, 1999
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus sohal (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus tennentii Günther, 1861
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus tractus Poey, 1860
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus tristis Randall, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus elongatus (Lacepède, 1802) (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus achillas Shaw, 1803 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus achilles Shaw, 1803
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus aliala Lesson, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigricans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus altivelis Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus argenteus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus armiger Valenciennes, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus aterrimus Günther, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus achilles Shaw, 1803
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus atramentatus (Jordan & Evermann, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus aurolineatus Day, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus bicommatus Smith, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus tennentii Günther, 1861
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus bipunctatus Günther, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus bleekeri Günther, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus brevis Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus broussonnetii Desmarest, 1823 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus caeruleus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus carinatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus sohal (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus celebicus Bleeker, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus chirurgicus (Bloch, 1787) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus chrysosoma Bleeker, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus olivaceus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus coerulus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus crestonis (Jordan & Starks, 1895) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus ctenodon Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus delisiani Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus leucosternon Bennett, 1833
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus delisianus Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus leucosternon Bennett, 1833
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus desjardinii Bennett, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasoma desjardinii (Bennett, 1836)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus dussumiere Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus dussumierri Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus eparei Lesson, 1830 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus olivaceus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus flavescens Bennett, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasoma flavescens (Bennett, 1828)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus flavoguttatus Kittlitz, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus fuliginosus Lesson, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus fuscus Steindachner, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus gahm (Forsskål, 1775) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus gahhm (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus gemmatus Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasoma gemmatum (Valenciennes, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus glaucoparecius Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigricans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus glaucopareius Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigricans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus heliodes (Barbour, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus hepatus (Linnaeus, 1766) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacanthurus hepatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus hirudo Bennett, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus humeralis Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus olivaceus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus japonica (Schmidt, 1931) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus japonicus (Schmidt, 1931)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus japonicas (Schmidt, 1931) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus japonicus (Schmidt, 1931)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus ketlitzii Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus kettlitzii Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus kingii Bennett, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus bariene Lesson, 1831
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus lamarrii Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus leucosternum Day, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus leucosternon Bennett, 1833
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus leuocheilus Herre, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus leucocheilus Herre, 1927
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus leuococheilus Herre, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus leucocheilus Herre, 1927
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus lineolatus Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus lituratus Forster, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaso lituratus (Forster, 1801)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus marginatus Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenochaetus marginatus (Valenciennes, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus matoides Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus melanosternon Smith, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus leucocheilus Herre, 1927
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigricaudus Duncker & Mohr, 1929 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigricauda Duncker & Mohr, 1929
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigros Günther, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nummifer Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus bariene Lesson, 1831
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus pentazona Bleeker, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus philippinus Herre, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus phlebotomus Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus plagiatus Peters, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus tennentii Günther, 1861
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus rasi Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus reticulatus Shen & Lim, 1973 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus rostratus Günther, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasoma rostratum (Günther, 1875)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus rubropunctatus Rüppell, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus ruppelii Bennett, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus scopas Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus striatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus strigosus Bennett, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenochaetus strigosus (Bennett, 1828)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus subarmatus Bennett, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus suillus Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasoma scopas (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus tennenti Günther, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus tennentii Günther, 1861
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus theuthis Lacepède, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacanthurus hepatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus triastegus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus triostegust (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus undulatus Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1835
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus unicornis (Forsskål, 1775) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNaso unicornis (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus velifer Bloch, 1795 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasoma velifer (Bloch, 1795)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus violaceus Castelnau, 1855 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus vittatus Bennett, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus weberi Ahl, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus xanthurus Blyth, 1852 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasoma xanthurum (Blyth, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus zebra Lacepède, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarcotaces verrucosus Olsson, 1872 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125908
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-04-24 06:44:15Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2013-01-04 15:09:25Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Acanthurus Forsskål, 1775. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125908 on 2014-10-31
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