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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus thompsoni (Fowler, 1923) 
AphiaID: 219646

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 thompsoni (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus Forssk√•l, 1775
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus philippinus Herre, 1927
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHepatus philippinus (Herre, 1927)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHepatus thompsoni Fowler, 1923
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeuthis thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)
Source  basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2014). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorThompson's surgeonfish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
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]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [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 (8 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 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 (17 nucleotides; 11 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 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219646
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 thompsoni (Fowler, 1923). 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=219646 on 2014-12-25
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