Brown surgeonfish (Acanthurus nigrofuscus)

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Brown surgeonfish fact file

Brown surgeonfish description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyAcanthuridae
GenusAcanthurus (1)

Information on the brown surgeonfish is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Blackspot surgeonfish, Brown surgeon, Dusky surgeonfish, Lavender tang, Spot-cheeked surgeonfish.
French
Chirurgien Brun.
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Brown surgeonfish status

The brown surgeonfish is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2013)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Brown surgeonfish, physical appearance  
Brown surgeonfish, physical appearance

© Keoki Stender

Keoki Stender
http://www.marinelifephotography.com

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