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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus mata (Cuvier, 1829) 
AphiaID: 219651

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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus Forsskål, 1775
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus aurolineatus Day, 1876
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus bleekeri Günther, 1861
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthurus weberi Ahl, 1923
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon mata Cuvier, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon meta Cuvier, 1829 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHepatus weberi Ahl, 1923
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue-lined 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]
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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus epidemicus Hewitt, 1971 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeniculus calamus Nordmann, 1864 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (17 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (30 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 (19 nucleotides; 13 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 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219651
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 mata (Cuvier, 1829). 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=219651 on 2014-07-24
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