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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787) 
AphiaID: 159580

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus Forsskål, 1775
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus chirurgicus (Bloch, 1787) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus phlebotomus Valenciennes, 1835
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon chirurgus Bloch, 1787
Sources  basis of record Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordoctorfish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcirujano rayado  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus biaculeatus Brian, 1914 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus atromaculatus Wilson C.B., 1913 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus kabatae Cressey, 1991 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (54 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (90 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (34 nucleotides; 34 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts (USA), Bermuda, and the northern Gulf of Mexico to São Paulo, Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: Senegal.  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159580
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Acanthurus chirurgus. 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=159580 on 2014-10-01
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