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Acanthurus mata Bleeker's Surgeonfish, Blue-lined Surgeonfish, Elongate Surgeonfish, Mata Surgeonfish, Pale Surgeon, Striped Surgeonfish, White-tail Lancet, Yellowmask Surgeonfish


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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:
Surgeonfishes & Tangs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Acanthurus (Genus) > mata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan, Dampier Archipelago, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Christmas Islands, Comores, Cook Islands, Egypt, French Polynesia, Gilbert Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Line Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, New South Wales, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Phoenix Islands, Queensland, Raja Amat, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Nicobar Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Australia, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
0 - 100 Meter 
Size:
18.11" - 19.69" (46cm - 50cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Krill, Mysis 
Tank:
549.95 gal (~ 2500L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-27 13:47:47 

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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