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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775) 
AphiaID: 219640

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus nigrofuscus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus Forsskål, 1775
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus fuliginosus Lesson, 1831
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus lineolatus Valenciennes, 1835
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus matoides Valenciennes, 1835
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus rubropunctatus Rüppell, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon nigrofuscus Forsskål, 1775
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenodon rubropunctatus (Rüppell, 1829)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHepatus fuliginosus (Lesson, 1831)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHepatus lineolatus (Valenciennes, 1835)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHepatus lucillae Fowler, 1938
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeuthis lucillae (Fowler, 1938)
Sources  basis of record Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2014. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication., 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 editorbrown surgeonfish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (104 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (25 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 (219 nucleotides; 218 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219640
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål, 1775). 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=219640 on 2014-12-22
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