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Acanthurus blochii


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lexID:
1928 
AphiaID:
219639 
Scientific:
Acanthurus blochii 
German:
Blochs Doktorfisch 
English:
Blue-banded Pualu, Dark Surgeon, Ringtail Surgeonfish, Tailring Surgeonfish, Whitetail Lancet 
Category:
Kirugfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Acanthurus (Genus) > blochii (Species) 
Initial determination:
Valenciennes, 1835 
Occurrence:
Comores, Wallis and Futuna, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Wake Atoll, Midway Islands, Djibouti, Niue, Raja Amat, Spratly Islands, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Lombok, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Nauru, the Society Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Réunion , Tuvalu, Brunei Darussalam, Northern Mariana Islands, Howland Island, Papua, Komodo (Komodo Island), Tokelau, Lord Howe Island, Vietnam, Mayotte, Iran, Phoenix Islands, Somalia, Kiribati, Yemen, Line Islands, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Caroline Island, Mozambique, Norfolk Island, Amerikansk Samoa, Australien, Bali, Banggai øer, Cook øerne, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Guam, Hawaii, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Java, Johnston Atollen, Juleøerne, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Sumatra, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Timor, Togian, Tonga, Vanuatu , Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
2 - 15 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 42cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Alger, Artemia, Flagefoder, Groft frostfoder, Mysis, zooplankton 
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 21:12:51 

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Valenciennes, 1835

Color in life bluish grey with numerous yellowish brown spots which tend to form irregular longitudinal lines; head with narrow irregular stripes; behind eye a yellow spot; brown pectoral fins.
Occurs in outer lagoon and seaward reefs.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Acanthurinae (Subfamily) > Acanthurus (Genus)

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Scheele am 25.08.09#1
Hi also ich halte einen Blochs Doktorfisch wozu ich dazu sagen muß ich war lange am Rätseln was es für ein Doc. war. Ich habe ihn genommen weil er sonst Gehimmelt worden wäre und ich bin froh ihn zu haben er ist ein super Tier ca. 25 cm groß und Friedlich das besondere finde ich aber er wechselt sehr oft den Farbton von fast Weissblau bis ganz Dunkelblau.
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