Species details : Acanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787)

Accepted scientific name:
Acanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Acanthurus chirurgus  (Bloch, 1787)
Synonyms:
Acanthurus chirurgicus (Bloch, 1787) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Acanthurus chirurgicus (Bloch, 1787)
Acanthurus hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Acanthurus hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766)
Acanthurus nigricans (non Linnaeus, 1758) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Acanthurus nigricans (non Linnaeus, 1758)
Acanthurus phlebotomus Valenciennes, 1835 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Acanthurus phlebotomus Valenciennes, 1835
Chaetodon chirurgus Bloch, 1787 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Chaetodon chirurgus Bloch, 1787
Hepatus hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Hepatus hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766)
Teuthis hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Teuthis hepatus (non Linnaeus, 1766)
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Doktorfisk - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Black doctorfish - English Jamaica(Discovery Bay) Click here to show the literature
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Doctorfish - English - Click here to show the literature
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Doctorfish - English Bahamas Click here to show the literature
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Doctorfish - English Jamaica(Discovery Bay) Click here to show the literature
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Doctorfish - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Chirurgien docteur - French France Click here to show the literature
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Yokoshimahagi - Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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小带刺尾鱼 Xiao dai ci wei yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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小帶刺尾魚 Siao dai cih wei yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Pokolec chirung - Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Acaraúna - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Acaraúna-preta - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Barbeiro - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Caraúna - Portuguese Brazil(Rio Grande do Norte) Click here to show the literature
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Cirurgião - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Lanceta - Portuguese Brazil(Rio de Janeiro) Click here to show the literature
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Peixe-cirurgião - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Peixe-doutor - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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хирург обыкновенный - Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Barbero rayado - Spanish Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Doctor - Spanish Dominican Rp Click here to show the literature
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Navajón - Spanish Venezuela(Los Roques Island) Click here to show the literature
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Navajón cirujano - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Navajón rayado - Spanish Venezuela Click here to show the literature
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Sangrador común - Spanish Venezuela(Los Roques Island) Click here to show the literature
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Sangrador rayado - Spanish Venezuela Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Actinopterygii FishBase
Order Perciformes FishBase
Family Acanthuridae FishBase
Genus Acanthurus FishBase
Distribution: Western Atlantic: Massachusetts (USA), Bermuda, and the northern Gulf of Mexico to São Paulo, Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: Senegal.
Lifezones: Marine
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 19-May-2014
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2015   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds) (2018). FishBase (version Jan 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2015 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=943
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:fd9e4c35-ac8e-11e3-805d-020044200006:col20150401