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Acanthurus thompsoni

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Scientific:
Acanthurus thompsoni 
German:
Weißschwanz-Doktor 
English:
Chocolate Surgeonfish, Night Surgeonfish, Thompson's Surgeonfish, Thompson's Tang, Whitetail Surgeonfish 
Occurrence:
Eastern Indian Ocean, Vietnam, Rapa, Comores, Austral Islands, Mayotte, Nauru, Ogasawara Islands, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Yemen, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Mascarene Islands, Mozambique, the Society Islands, Niue, Howland Island, Wake Atoll, Phoenix Islands, Kiribati, Réunion , Bakers Island, Marquesas Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Spratly Islands, Midway Islands, Tokelau, Paracel-Islands, Raja Amat, Komodo (Komodo Island), Myanmar, Gilbert Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, India, Tuvalu, Papua, Wallis and Futuna, Lesser Sunda Islands, Line Islands, Caroline Island, Gambier Islands, Tansania, the Nicobar Islands, Amerikansk Samoa, Andamanhavet, Australien, Bali, Banggai øer, Bangladesh, Britiske Jomfruøer, Cook øerne, Fiji, Filippinerne, Flores, Fransk Polynesien, Great barrier reef, Guam, Hawaii, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Java, Johnston Atollen, Juleøerne, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Pitcairns øgruppen, Queensland, Ryukyu øerne, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Syd Afrika, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Togian, Tonga, Tuamotuøerne, Vanuatu , Vestlige Indiske ocean, Vestlige Stillehav, Øst Afrika 
Size:
bis zu 27cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Artemia, Flagefoder, Groft frostfoder, Krill, Mysis, Noritang 
Tank:
~ 1200 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 

Husbandry

(Fowler, 1923)

Very rare surgeon.
Needs plankton
Keeping like other Acanthurus.

Synonym:
Acanthurus philippinus Herre, 1927
Hepatus philippinus (Herre, 1927)
Hepatus thompsoni Fowler, 1923
Teuthis thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)

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

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Category:
Kirugfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Acanthurus (Genus) > thompsoni (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Fowler, 1923) 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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