WoRMS taxon details

Acanthurus leucosternon Bennett, 1833

219628  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219628)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Bennett, E. T. (1833). Characters of new species of fishes from Ceylon. <em>Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1832 (pt 2): 182-184. [details]   
Description Inhabits coral reefs. May occur singly or in large feeding aggregations. Feeds on benthic algae. Marketed fresh. Usually...  
Description Inhabits coral reefs. May occur singly or in large feeding aggregations. Feeds on benthic algae. Marketed fresh. Usually inhabits in reef flat and edge (Ref. 6113). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2023). FishBase. Acanthurus leucosternon Bennett, 1833. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219628 on 2023-02-02
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description Bennett, E. T. (1833). Characters of new species of fishes from Ceylon. <em>Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1832 (pt 2): 182-184. [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Description Inhabits coral reefs. May occur singly or in large feeding aggregations. Feeds on benthic algae. Marketed fresh. Usually inhabits in reef flat and edge (Ref. 6113). [details]
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English powder-blue surgeonfish  [details]
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