Chocolate Surgeonfish, Night Surgeonfish, Thompson's Surgeonfish, Thompson's Tang, Whitetail Surgeonfish
Acanthurus thompsoniis commonly referred to as Chocolate Surgeonfish, Night Surgeonfish, Thompson's Surgeonfish, Thompson's Tang, Whitetail Surgeonfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 1200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 533 AphiaID: 219646 Scientific: Acanthurus thompsoni German: Weißschwanz-Doktor English: Chocolate Surgeonfish, Night Surgeonfish, Thompson's Surgeonfish, Thompson's Tang, Whitetail Surgeonfish Category: Surgeonfishes & Tangs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Acanthurus (Genus) > thompsoni (Species) Initial determination: (Fowler, ), 1923 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Austral Islands, Australia, Bakers Island, Bali, Bangladesh, Borneo (Kalimantan), British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Caroline Island, Christmas Islands, Comores, Cook Islands, East Africa, Eastern Indian Ocean, Fiji, Flores, French Polynesia, Gambier Islands, Gilbert Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Hawaii, Howland Island, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Johnston Atoll, Kenya, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Lesser Sunda Islands, Line Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mascarene Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Midway Islands, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Paracel-Islands, Philippines, Phoenix Islands, Pitcairn Islands, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Rapa, Réunion , Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Nicobar Islands, The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wake Atoll, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean, Yemen Sea depth: 4 - 119 Meter Size: up to 10.63" (27 cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) Food: Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Krill, Mysis, Nori-Algae Tank: 263.97 gal (~ 1200L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2004-09-09 19:53:07
Last edit: 2020-04-18 07:35:23
Very rare surgeon.
Keeping like other Acanthurus.
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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