Accepted scientific name:
Acanthurus guttatus Forster, 1801 (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Acanthurus guttatus Forster, 1801
Synonyms:
Harpurus guttatus (Forster, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Harpurus guttatus (Forster, 1801)
Hepatus guttatus (Forster, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Hepatus guttatus (Forster, 1801)
Rhombotides guttatus (Forster, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Rhombotides guttatus (Forster, 1801)
Teuthis guttatus (Forster, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Teuthis guttatus (Forster, 1801)
Zabrasoma guttatus (Forster, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Zabrasoma guttatus (Forster, 1801)
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Hamoktan Carolinian N Marianas Click here to show the literature
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Parapar Carolinian N Marianas Click here to show the literature
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Parepar Carolinian Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Indangan Cebuano Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Hvidplettet kirurgfisk Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Mongit Davawenyo Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Mustard surgeonfish English Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Mustard surgeonfish English USA Click here to show the literature
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Mustard tang English Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Spotband surgeonfish English Christmas I. Click here to show the literature
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Spotted surgeonfish English Fr Polynesia Click here to show the literature
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Spotted surgeonfish English Papua N Guin Click here to show the literature
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Spotted surgeonfish English USA Click here to show the literature
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Spotted tang English Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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White-spotted surgeon English Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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White-spotted surgeonfish English Solomon Is Click here to show the literature
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Whitespotted surgeonfish English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Whitespotted surgeonfish English Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Whitespotted surgeonfish English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Whitespotted surgeonfish English Niue Click here to show the literature
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Whitespotted surgeonfish English Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Whitespotted surgeonfish English USA Click here to show the literature
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Alpota Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Balagi Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Be'abe'a Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Bebe Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Ika loa Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Ika via Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Qwaraga ni viwa Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Tabace Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Tabace ni cakau Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Tabace ni jia Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Tabacenitoga Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Yaqwatu lolo Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Chirurgien moucheté French Fr Polynesia Click here to show the literature
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Iga balo Gela Solomon Is Click here to show the literature
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Api Hawaiian Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Labahita Ilokano Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Gomaniza Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Baba Kiribati Kiribati Click here to show the literature
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Te baba Kiribati Kiribati Click here to show the literature
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Botana mutiara Malay Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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斑点刺尾鱼 Mandarin Chinese China Main Click here to show the literature
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斑点刺尾鲷 Mandarin Chinese China Main Click here to show the literature
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斑點刺尾魚 Mandarin Chinese China Main Click here to show the literature
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斑點刺尾鯛 Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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白点倒吊 Mandarin Chinese China Main Click here to show the literature
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白點倒吊 Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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粗皮仔 Mandarin Chinese China Main Click here to show the literature
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粗皮仔 Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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Wotwot Marshallese Marshall Is Click here to show the literature
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Hapi Niuean Niue Click here to show the literature
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Kapalagi Other Tuvalu Click here to show the literature
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Maa Other Solomon Is Click here to show the literature
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Meito Other Niue Click here to show the literature
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Palagi Other New Caledonia Click here to show the literature
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Palangi Other Tonga Click here to show the literature
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Patupatu po Other Tokelau Click here to show the literature
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Pongo Other Solomon Is Click here to show the literature
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Api Rapa Fr Polynesia Click here to show the literature
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Maogo Samoan Samoa Click here to show the literature
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Indangan Surigaonon Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Indangan Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Labahita Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Api Tahitian Tahiti Click here to show the literature
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Te api Tuvaluan Kiribati Click here to show the literature
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Bakwak Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Indangan Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Mungit Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Sovahan Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kadlitan Waray-waray Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Surahan Waray-waray Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Acanthuridae
Genus Acanthurus
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: oceanic islands in the western Indian Ocean to the Hawaiian, Marquesan and Tuamoto islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia and Rapa.
Additional data: In Bloch & Schneider. Author from Eschmeyer (Ref. 26282).
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2010
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Group expert : Randall, J. E., Data last modified by FishBase 27-Aug-1994
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=4736
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:2165a5f8-60a7-102d-be47-00304854f810:ac2010