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Acanthurus thompsoni Thompsons Doktor


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lexID:
533 
Scientific:
Acanthurus thompsoni 
German:
Weißschwanz-Doktor 
English:
Thompsons Doktor 
Category:
Surgeonfishes & Tangs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Acanthurus (Genus) > thompsoni (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Fowler, 1923) 
Occurrence:
Hawaii, Indo Pacific, Western Pacific Ocean 
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:
None 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2006-04-18 12:36:14 

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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