WoRMS taxon details

Acanthurus blochii Valenciennes, 1835

219639  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219639)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Cuvier, G.; Valenciennes, A. (1835). Histoire naturelle des poissons. <em>Tome dixième. Suite du livre neuvième. Scombéroïdes. Livre dixième. De la famille des Teuthyes. Livre onzième. De la famille des Taenioïdes. Livre douzième. Des Athérines.</em> v. 10: i-xxiv + 1-482 + 2 pp., Pls. 280-306. [details]   
Description Occurs in outer lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of over 12 m and feeds primarily on the algal film covering compacted sand.  
Description Occurs in outer lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of over 12 m and feeds primarily on the algal film covering compacted sand. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Acanthurus blochii Valenciennes, 1835. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219639 on 2022-09-25
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description Cuvier, G.; Valenciennes, A. (1835). Histoire naturelle des poissons. <em>Tome dixième. Suite du livre neuvième. Scombéroïdes. Livre dixième. De la famille des Teuthyes. Livre onzième. De la famille des Taenioïdes. Livre douzième. Des Athérines.</em> v. 10: i-xxiv + 1-482 + 2 pp., Pls. 280-306. [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 
    Definitions

From other sources
Description Occurs in outer lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of over 12 m and feeds primarily on the algal film covering compacted sand. [details]
LanguageName 
English ringtail surgeonfish  [details]
Japanese オスジクロハギ  [details]
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