WoRMS taxon details

Acanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829)

219651  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219651)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits steep slopes, often in turbid waters, generally in the vicinity of coral reefs or rocky bottoms. May form...  
Description Inhabits steep slopes, often in turbid waters, generally in the vicinity of coral reefs or rocky bottoms. May form aggregations. Feeds on zooplankton. Marketed fresh. Its flesh is almost never poisonous (Ref. 4795). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Acanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219651 on 2018-11-21
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). (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 Inhabits steep slopes, often in turbid waters, generally in the vicinity of coral reefs or rocky bottoms. May form aggregations. Feeds on zooplankton. Marketed fresh. Its flesh is almost never poisonous (Ref. 4795). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English blue-lined surgeonfish  [details]
Japanese ヒラニザ  [details]