WoRMS taxon details

Acanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835

219642  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219642)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits clear lagoon and seaward reefs; often in areas with mixed coral, pavement, rubble and sand substrates (Ref. 1602)....  
Description Inhabits clear lagoon and seaward reefs; often in areas with mixed coral, pavement, rubble and sand substrates (Ref. 1602). Feeds on filamentous algae, diatoms and fine algal film of compacted sand (Ref. 1602). Relatively uncommon throughout Micronesia; rare on Great Barrier Reef. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Acanthurus nigroris Valenciennes, 1835. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219642 on 2019-08-19
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits clear lagoon and seaward reefs; often in areas with mixed coral, pavement, rubble and sand substrates (Ref. 1602). Feeds on filamentous algae, diatoms and fine algal film of compacted sand (Ref. 1602). Relatively uncommon throughout Micronesia; rare on Great Barrier Reef. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English bluelined surgeonfish  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Acanthurus nigroris USNM 404672 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Acanthurus nigroris USNM 435040 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Teuthis atramentatus P04879 illustration)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]