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Acanthurus leucocheilus Palelipped surgeonfish, White-spine Surgeon


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lexID:
1935 
AphiaID:
219629 
Scientific:
Acanthurus leucocheilus 
German:
Weisslippen-Doktorfisch 
English:
Palelipped Surgeonfish, White-spine Surgeon 
Category:
Surgeonfishes & Tangs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Acanthurus (Genus) > leucocheilus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Herre, 1927 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, (the) Maldives, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Bali, Christmas Islands, East Africa, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Kenya, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Line Islands, Marschall Islands, Maumere, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Nicobar Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Togean Islands, Tulamben, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Western Pacific Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
3 - 40 Meter 
Size:
up to 11.81" (30 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort) 
Tank:
329.97 gal (~ 1500L) 
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:
2019-09-07 21:24:43 

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Occurs in clear seaward reefs near drop-offs

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