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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 
AphiaID: 159581

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 brevis Poey, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus broussonnetii Desmarest, 1823
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus caeruleus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus coerulus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus heliodes (Barbour, 1905) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus violaceus Castelnau, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcronurus caeruleatus Poey, 1875
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHepatus caeruleus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHepatus pawnee Breder, 1927
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeuthis coeruleus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeuthis helioides Barbour, 1905
Sources  basis of record Fishbase, available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue tang surgeonfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue tang  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcirujano azul  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Cyprus
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCyprus (introduced: alien[details]
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)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus longipedis Bassett-Smith, 1898 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbitacolax analogus Vervoort, 1969 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbitacolax hapalogenyos (Yamaguti & Yamasu, 1959) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (47 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (49 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 (35 nucleotides; 35 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
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Cyprus (Nation) : Very likely to have been introduced through human activities. The presence of at least one juvenile specimen in the Mediterranean Sea could be explained by three processes: (i) arrival in the Mediterranean Sea through the Atlantic Ocean unrelated to human [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds entirely on algae  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: New York, USA and Bermuda to the Gulf of Mexico and Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat inhabits coral reefs, inshore grassy or rocky areas; forms small groups  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Minor Commercial, fishery, aquarium, bait [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159581
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 coeruleus Bloch & Schneider, 1801. 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=159581 on 2014-10-23
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