Acanthurus chirurgus


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Noun1.Acanthurus chirurgus - surgeon fish of the West IndiesAcanthurus chirurgus - surgeon fish of the West Indies  
surgeonfish - brightly colored coral-reef fish with knifelike spines at the tail
Acanthurus, genus Acanthurus - type genus of the Acanthuridae: doctorfishes
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Acanthurus chirurgus (cirujano marron / doctorfish): es de color marron con lineas verticales un poco mas oscuras que atraviesan el cuerpo.
Unidentified mullet Sphyraenidae, Barracudas 128 Sphyraena barracuda Great barracuda 129 Sphyraena picudilla Southern sennet Acanthuridae, Surgeonfishes 130 Acanthurus bahianus Ocean surgeon 131 Acanthurus chirurgus Doctorfish 132 Acanthurus coeruleus Blue tang Scombridae, Mackerels/Tunas 133 Acanthocybium solandri Wahoo 134 Euthynnus alletteratus Little tunny 135 Katsuwonus pelamis Skipjack tuna 136 Sarda sarda Atlantic bonito 137 Scomberomorus cavalla King mackerel 138 Scomberomorus maculatus Spanish mackerel 139 Scomberomorus regalis Cero mackerel 140 Thunnus albacares Yellowfin tuna 141 Thunnus atlanticus Blackfin tuna 142 Thunnus obesus Bigeye tuna 143 Thunnus spp.
Summer 2005 Crest Channel Family Genus Species net net Acanthuridae Acanthurus bahianus 1 0 Acanthurus chirurgus 5 0 Acanthurus coeruleus 10 0 Achiridae Achirus sp.