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Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855

159578  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159578)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and Bermuda southward to the Gulf of Mexico (except in the northeast) and Brazil  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and Bermuda southward to the Gulf of Mexico (except in the northeast) and Brazil [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855. Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2018) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159578 on 2019-11-20
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2019). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159578 on 2019-11-20
Date
action
by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on algae [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and Bermuda southward to the Gulf of Mexico (except in the northeast) and Brazil [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Inhabits shallow bottoms with coral or rocky formations. [details]

Importance Social- Minor Commercial, fishery, aquarium, bait [details]
 

LanguageName 
English ocean surgeon  [details]
Spanish cirujano pardo  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Acanthurus bahianus USNM 413383 photograph lateral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Acanthurus bahianus USNM 413537 photograph lateral view)
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