WoRMS taxon details

Acanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834

219648  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219648)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs; prefers areas of mixed coral, rock, or sand at the base of reefs or ledges. Juveniles...  
Description Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs; prefers areas of mixed coral, rock, or sand at the base of reefs or ledges. Juveniles mimic @Centropyge@ spp.; in Guam, juveniles mimic @C. flavissimus@ but at Palau where this species is absent, they mimic @C. vrolikii@. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Acanthurus pyroferus Kittlitz, 1834. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219648 on 2018-11-21
Date
action
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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

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 Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs; prefers areas of mixed coral, rock, or sand at the base of reefs or ledges. Juveniles mimic @Centropyge@ spp.; in Guam, juveniles mimic @C. flavissimus@ but at Palau where this species is absent, they mimic @C. vrolikii@. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English chocolate surgeonfish  [details]
Japanese クログチニザ  [details]