WoRMS taxon details

Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855

159578  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159578)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and Bermuda southward to the Gulf of Mexico (except in the northeast) and Brazil  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and Bermuda southward to the Gulf of Mexico (except in the northeast) and Brazil [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159578 on 2018-07-20
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

basis of record  (ofAcanthurus tractus Poey, 1860) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

redescription  (ofAcanthurus tractus Poey, 1860) Bernal, M. A.; Rocha, L. A. (2011). Acanthurus tractus Poey, 1860, a valid western Atlantic species of surgeonfish (Teleostei, Acanthuridae), distinct from Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855. Zootaxa. 2905, 63-68. [details]   

basis of record  (ofAcronurus nigriculus Poey, 1875) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHepatus bahianus (Castelnau, 1855)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTeuthis bahianus (Castelnau, 1855)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTeuthis tractus (Poey, 1860)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on algae [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and Bermuda southward to the Gulf of Mexico (except in the northeast) and Brazil [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Inhabits shallow bottoms with coral or rocky formations. [details]

Importance Social- Minor Commercial, fishery, aquarium, bait [details]
 

LanguageName 
English ocean surgeon  [details]
Spanish cirujano pardo  [details]