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Acanthurus thompsoni


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lexID:
533 
AphiaID:
219646 
Scientific:
Acanthurus thompsoni 
German:
Weißschwanz-Doktor 
English:
Chocolate Surgeonfish, Night Surgeonfish, Thompson's Surgeonfish, Thompson's Tang, Whitetail Surgeonfish 
Category:
Kirugfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Acanthurus (Genus) > thompsoni (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Fowler, ), 1923 
Occurrence:
Comores, Bakers Island, Rapa, Mayotte, Nauru, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Ogasawara Islands, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Mascarene Islands, Mozambique, Gilbert Islands, India, Niue, Wake Atoll, Kiribati, Phoenix Islands, Réunion , Marquesas Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Spratly Islands, Midway Islands, Gambier Islands, Tokelau, Caroline Island, Paracel-Islands, Komodo (Komodo Island), Austral Islands, Raja Amat, Myanmar, Tuvalu, Northern Mariana Islands, Yemen, Wallis and Futuna, Papua, Lesser Sunda Islands, Line Islands, the Society Islands, Tansania, Howland Island, the Nicobar Islands, Vietnam, Eastern Indian Ocean, Amerikansk Samoa, Andamanhavet, Australien, Bali, Banggai øer, Bangladesh, Borneo, 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 
Sea depth:
4 - 119 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 27cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Artemia, Flagefoder, Groft frostfoder, Krill, Mysis, Noritang 
Tank:
~ 1200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
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:
2020-04-18 07:35:23 

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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