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Acanthurus chirurgus


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lexID:
1926 
AphiaID:
159580 
Scientific:
Acanthurus chirurgus 
German:
Streifen-Doktor 
English:
Black Doctorfish, Doctorfish 
Category:
Kirugfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Acanthurus (Genus) > chirurgus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch, ), 1787 
Occurrence:
Haiti, Senegal, Barbados, Guatemala, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, the Netherlands Antilles, French Guiana, Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, Suriname, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Panama, Costa Rica, Anguilla, Antigua og Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brasilien, Britiske Jomfruøer, Cayman øerne, Curacao, Dominica, Dominikanske republik, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Martinique, Mexikanske golf, Montserrat, Saint Helena, St. Kitts og Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent og Grenadinerne, Trinidad og Tobago, Turks og Caicos øerne, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
2 - 25 Meter 
Size:
25 cm - 39 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Alger, Artemia, Flagefoder, Groft frostfoder, Mysis, Noritang 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-07-06 21:29:53 

Husbandry

(Bloch, 1787)

Inhabits shallow reefs or rocky areas. Found in loose aggregations. Ingests sand when feeding on algae. The spine on both sides of the caudal peduncle may inflict painful wounds.

Synonyms:
Acanthurus chirurgicus (Bloch, 1787)
Acanthurus phlebotomus Valenciennes, 1835
Chaetodon chirurgus Bloch, 1787

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuroidei (Suborder) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Acanthurus (Genus) > Acanthurus auranticavus (Species)

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wanderduene am 26.08.10#1
in meinem becken hatte ich keine probleme mit krankheiten oder futteraufnahme ist eher ein robuster fisch,schwamm allerdings schon ein halbes jahr beim händler,war also gut eingewöhnt.
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