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Acanthurus mata


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lexID:
540 
AphiaID:
219651 
Scientific:
Acanthurus mata 
German:
Augenfleck-Doktorfisch 
English:
Bleeker's Surgeonfish, Blue-lined Surgeonfish, Elongate Surgeonfish, Mata Surgeonfish, Pale Surgeon, Striped Surgeonfish, White-tail Lancet, Yellowmask Surgeonfish 
Category:
Kirugfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Acanthurus (Genus) > mata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Occurrence:
Niue, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Wallis and Futuna, Comores, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Dampier Archipelago, New South Wales, Gilbert Islands, Western Australia, Somalia, Kiribati, Brunei Darussalam, Nauru, Northern Mariana Islands, Phoenix Islands, Iran, Cambodia, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Réunion , Marquesas Islands, Mozambique, Djibouti, the Nicobar Islands, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Yemen, Spratly Islands, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Tansania, Tuvalu, Mayotte, the Society Islands, Pakistan, India, Israel, Sudan, Line Islands, Tokelau, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Myanmar, Eritrea, Vietnam, Amerikansk Samoa, Andamanhavet, Australien, Bangladesh, Cook øerne, Egypten, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Great barrier reef, Guam, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Juleøerne, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Queensland, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu , Vestlige Indiske ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 5,100 Meter 
Size:
46 cm - 50 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Alger, Artemia, Flagefoder, Groft frostfoder, Krill, Mysis 
Tank:
~ 2500 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:
2019-01-13 22:07:59 

Husbandry

(Cuvier, 1829)

This surgeon will become much too big for our home tanks. He'd need a very big tank with very much swimming place...
Luckily, he is very rare in the German market.

Synonyms:
Acanthurus aurolineatus Day, 1876
Acanthurus bleekeri Günther, 1861
Acanthurus weberi Ahl, 1923
Chaetodon mata Cuvier, 1829
Chaetodon meta Cuvier, 1829
Hepatus weberi Ahl, 1923

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

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