WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

159582  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159582)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon lineatus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A territorial species (Ref. 167) which is...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A territorial species (Ref. 167) which is common in surge zones of exposed seaward reefs of less than 3 m. The large males control well-defined feeding territories and harems of females (Ref. 1602). The species is almost continually in motion. Herbivorous but also feeds on crustaceans (Ref. 5503). The venomous caudal spine can cause painful wounds.  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indo-Pacific: eastern Africa to the Hawaiian,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indo-Pacific: eastern Africa to the Hawaiian, Marquesan and Tuamotu islands, north to southern Japan, south to the Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia; throughout Micronesia; replaced by the closely related A. sohal in the Red Sea [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Acanthurus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159582 on 2017-12-13

Date
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2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon lineatus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus vittatus Bennett, 1828) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon lineatus Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenodon lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpurus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHepatus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhombotides lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeuthis lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A territorial species (Ref. 167) which is common in surge zones of exposed seaward reefs of less than 3 m. The large males control well-defined feeding territories and harems of females (Ref. 1602). The species is almost continually in motion. Herbivorous but also feeds on crustaceans (Ref. 5503). The venomous caudal spine can cause painful wounds.  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Herbivorous but also feeds on crustaceans  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indo-Pacific: eastern Africa to the Hawaiian, Marquesan and Tuamotu islands, north to southern Japan, south to the Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia; throughout Micronesia; replaced by the closely related A. sohal in the Red Sea [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat A territorial species which is common in surge zones of exposed seaward reefs. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, fishery, aquarium [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Form spawning aggregations  [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliotrema lineati Young, 1968 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetalocotyle diverticulata Hall & Cribb, 2000 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasomatrema pichelinae Bray & Chambers, 2000 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlined surgeonfish  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorニジハギ  [details]