Acanthurus


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Noun1.Acanthurus - type genus of the Acanthuridae: doctorfishesAcanthurus - type genus of the Acanthuridae: doctorfishes
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Acanthurus chirurgus, doctorfish, doctor-fish - surgeon fish of the West Indies
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Just don't get confused with acanthurus leucosternon or acanthurus coeruleus 6 they all are known as blue tangs!
However, the native species Macrobrachium amazonicum (Heller, 1862), Macrobrachium acanthurus (Weigmann, 1836), and Macrobrachium carcinus (Linnaeus, 1758), are exploited by fisheries mainly in the north and northeast regions of Brazil (Valenti, 2007; Maciel & Valenti, 2009) and represent an important source of income for hundreds of artisanal fishermen and their families in these regions.
0.08 0.00 0.06 Lutjanus spp.# 0.01 0.00 0.20 Holacanthus ciliaris 0.08 0.05 0.11 Cephalopholis cruentata 0.14 0.00 0.09 Holocentrus adscensionis 0.11 0.11 0.00 Seriola rivoliana# 0.03 0.08 0.09 Halichoeres bathyphilus 0.00 0.00 0.14 Muraenidae 0.01 0.05 0.03 Pomacanthus paru 0.09 0.00 0.03 Rypticus saponaceus 0.10 0.03 0.00 Mycteroperca interstitialis# 0.11 0.03 0.00 Mycteroperca bonaci# 0.06 0.00 0.00 Pseudupeneus maculatus 0.03 0.00 0.11 Acanthurus spp.
Delayed metamorphosis of a tropical reef fish (Acanthurus triostegus): a field experiment.
Kramer, "Territoriality and habitat use by juvenile blue tangs, Acanthurus coeruleus," Environmental Biology of Fishes, vol.
321) as Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau 1855 is actually a distinct species, Acanthurus tractus Poey 1860.