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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasoma veliferum (Bloch, 1795) 
AphiaID: 219684

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 editorZebrasoma (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (misspelling)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasoma velifer (Bloch, 1795)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZebrasoma Swainson, 1839
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los BaƱos, 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 editorsailfin tangUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsailfin surgeonfish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [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 [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [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 Biodiversity Heritage Library (26 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 IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs in lagoon and seaward reefs from the lower surge zone to a depth of at least 30 m. Solitary juveniles found among rocks or coral of shallow protected, sometimes turbid reefs. Feeds on benthic algae. The species is never poisonous (Ref. 4795). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Date Eschmeyer, pers. comm. Date 1797 in Randall<307>. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219684
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-06-18 06:08:16Z  changed  Fondo, Esther
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2013-01-08 14:26:18Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Zebrasoma veliferum (Bloch, 1795). 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=219684 on 2014-08-01
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