WoRMS taxon details

Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775)

219640  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219640)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Found on hard substrates of shallow lagoon and seaward reefs from the lower surge zone to a depth of more than 15 m. Feeds...  
Description Found on hard substrates of shallow lagoon and seaward reefs from the lower surge zone to a depth of more than 15 m. Feeds on filamentous algae. A species at the bottom of the 'pecking order' among surgeonfishes, and as a result employs the strategy of feeding in large schools that overwhelm the territorial defenses of other herbivores (Ref. 1602). Can be eaten both raw and cooked (Ref. 7364). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219640 on 2018-02-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record 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] 

additional source  (ofAcanthurus lineolatus Valenciennes, 1835) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAcanthurus lineolatus Valenciennes, 1835) MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds). (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp. [details]   

basis of record  (ofAcanthurus matoides Valenciennes, 1835) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAcanthurus rubropunctatus Rüppell, 1829) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChaetodon nigrofuscus Forsskål, 1775) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCtenodon rubropunctatus (Rüppell, 1829)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHepatus fuliginosus (Lesson, 1831)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHepatus lineolatus (Valenciennes, 1835)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHepatus lucillae Fowler, 1938) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTeuthis lucillae (Fowler, 1938)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofAcanthurus fuliginosus Lesson, 1831) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAcanthurus fuliginosus Lesson, 1831) MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds). (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Found on hard substrates of shallow lagoon and seaward reefs from the lower surge zone to a depth of more than 15 m. Feeds on filamentous algae. A species at the bottom of the 'pecking order' among surgeonfishes, and as a result employs the strategy of feeding in large schools that overwhelm the territorial defenses of other herbivores (Ref. 1602). Can be eaten both raw and cooked (Ref. 7364). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English brown surgeonfish  [details]
Japanese ナガニザ  [details]