WoRMS taxon details

Acanthurus thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)

219646  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219646)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description This occasionally schooling species occurs in steep outer reef slopes and drop-offs at depths of 4 to over 75 m (Ref....  
Description This occasionally schooling species occurs in steep outer reef slopes and drop-offs at depths of 4 to over 75 m (Ref. 1602). It feeds on zooplankton, particularly large gelatinous forms, and on fish eggs and crustaceans. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Acanthurus thompsoni (Fowler, 1923). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219646 on 2018-11-18
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). (2018). 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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description This occasionally schooling species occurs in steep outer reef slopes and drop-offs at depths of 4 to over 75 m (Ref. 1602). It feeds on zooplankton, particularly large gelatinous forms, and on fish eggs and crustaceans. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Thompson's surgeonfish  [details]
Japanese オハグロハギ  [details]