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Name - Acanthurus Forsskal 1775

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Perciformes (Order)
Acanthuridae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • An account of ichthyofauna of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal.
  • [First record of Acanthurus sp. (Osteichtyes) in the Burdigalian of the Balearic Islands.]
  • A multi-locus timetree of surgeonfishes (Acanthuridae, Percomorpha), with revised family taxonomy.
  • Case 3253. Acanthurus Forsskal, 1775 (Osteichthyes, ACANTHURIDAE): proposed conservation by designation of Chaetodon sohal Forsskal, 1775 as the type species.

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