Accepted scientific name:
Zebrasoma velifer (Bloch, 1795) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Zebrasoma velifer (Bloch, 1795)
Synonyms:
Acanthurus velifer Bloch, 1795 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Acanthurus velifer Bloch, 1795
Zebrasoma desjardini (non Bennett, 1835) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Zebrasoma desjardini (non Bennett, 1835)
Zebrasoma desjardinii (non Bennett, 1835) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Zebrasoma desjardinii (non Bennett, 1835)
Zebrasoma veliferum (Bloch, 1795) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Zebrasoma veliferum (Bloch, 1795)
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Seilvin-tang Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Surahan Bikol Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Borig Carolinian N Marianas Click here to show the literature
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Fiepwerik Carolinian Caroline I. Click here to show the literature
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Ligapwarig Carolinian Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Meraseras Carolinian N Marianas Click here to show the literature
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Nikáppwárik Carolinian N Marianas Click here to show the literature
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Indangan Cebuano Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Mungit Cebuano Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Tahillah Chavacano Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Fam fol Creole, French Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Zebrastribet kirurgfisk Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Alibang-bang Davawenyo Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Mongit Davawenyo Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Desjardin's sailfin tang English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Eastern sailfin tang English USA Click here to show the literature
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Pacific sail-fin surgeonfish English Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Pacific sailfin tang English Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Pacific sailfin tang English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Pasific sailfin tang English Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Purple-lined tang English Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Ringed tang English USA Click here to show the literature
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Sail fish tang English Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin surgeonfish English French Polynesia Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin surgeonfish English Maldives Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin tang English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin tang English Christmas I. Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin tang English Djibouti Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin tang English Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin tang English Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin tang English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin tang English Maldives Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin tang English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin tang English Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin tang English Solomon Islands Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin tang English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin tang English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Sailfin tang English USA Click here to show the literature
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Ika via Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Jivijivi 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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rogoceva Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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tivitivi Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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via Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Chirurgien à voile French Djibouti Click here to show the literature
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Chirurgien à voile French Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Chirurgien à voile French France Click here to show the literature
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Chirurgien à voile French French Polynesia Click here to show the literature
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Chirurgien voilier French Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Chirurgien-voilier French Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Iga vila Gela Solomon Islands Click here to show the literature
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Maneoneo Hawaiian Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Alibangbang Hiligaynon Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Bayang Hiligaynon Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Labahita Ilokano Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Hirenagahagi Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Te ibabataranga Kiribati Kiribati Click here to show the literature
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Gali-voulang Mahl India Click here to show the literature
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Debam Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Debam-layar belang Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Dengkis Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Kranjang bali Malay (individual language) Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Churiyan Malayalam India Click here to show the literature
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Dhunfaiy mas Maldivian Maldives Click here to show the literature
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粗皮魚 Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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粗皮鱼 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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高鰭刺尾魚 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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高鰭刺尾魚 Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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高鳍刺尾鱼 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Layag-layag Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Hamoktan Marshallese Marshall Is Click here to show the literature
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Jorur Marshallese Marshall Is Click here to show the literature
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Laid Marshallese Marshall Is Click here to show the literature
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Api moana Other Solomon Islands Click here to show the literature
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Manga Other Solomon Islands Click here to show the literature
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Ngusu manga Other Solomon Islands Click here to show the literature
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Pakarero Other French Polynesia Click here to show the literature
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Zebrasoma Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Canivete veleiro Portuguese Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Mokoraa Rapa French Polynesia Click here to show the literature
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Paraha Rapa French Polynesia Click here to show the literature
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Iliu Samoan Samoa Click here to show the literature
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Qumburo Somali Somalia Click here to show the literature
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Navajón velero Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Paitan Surigaonon Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Segelfenad Kirurgfisk Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Labahita Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Surahan Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Tudluan Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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'Iriaeo Tahitian Tahiti Click here to show the literature
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Iriaeo Tahitian Tahiti Click here to show the literature
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Pingao Tobian Palau Click here to show the literature
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Pakerero Tuamotuan Tuamoto Is Click here to show the literature
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Katol-katol Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kadlitan Waray (Philippines) Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Surahan Waray (Philippines) Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Acanthuridae
Genus Zebrasoma
Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Mozambique (Ref. 41878). Pacific Ocean: Indonesia to the Hawaiian and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to the southern Great Barrier Reef, New Caledonia, and Rapa Island. Replaced by the similar Zebrasoma desjardinii in the Indian Ocean.
Additional data: -
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2011
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Group expert : Randall, J.E., Data last modified by FishBase 05-Jan-2011
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=1266
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:d12cdafa-2dc5-11e0-98c6-2ce70255a436:col20110201