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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Acanthuridae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Acanthuridae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Molukka Sea Species List- duplicate, Ceram Sea Species List, NMNH Fishes, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, Egypt Species List, Marine Life in the Koh Phangan vicinity, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, IABIN, IUCN, Angola Species List, Antigua and Barbuda Species List, Barbados Species List, Australia Species List, Benin Species List, Bonaire Saint Eustatius and Saba Species List, Brazil Species List, Cayman Islands Species List, China Species List, Christmas Island Species List, Cocos Islands Species List, Colombia Species List, Comoros Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Curacao Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Djibouti Species List, Dominica Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Eritrea Species List, Federated States of Micronesia Species List, Fiji Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Gabon Species List, Ghana Species List, Grenada Species List, Guam Species List, Haiti Species List, Honduras Species List, India Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kenya Species List, Kiribati Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malaysia Species List, Maldives Species List, Mali Species List, Mariana Islands Species List, Marshall Islands Species List, Martinique Species List, Mauritania Species List, Mauritius Species List, Mayotte Species List, Mozambique Species List, New Caledonia Species List, Nigeria Species List, Niue Species List, Norfolk Island Species List, Palau Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Philippines Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Reunion Species List, Saint Helena Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Saint Lucia Species List, Samoa Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Senegal Species List, Seychelles Species List, Singapore Species List, Solomon Islands Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tonga Species List, Turks and Caicos Islands Species List, United Arab Emirates Species List, Vietnam Species List, US Virgin Islands Species List, Vanuatu Species List, Yemen Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, OBIS environmental data records, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Andaman Sea Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Arafura Sea Species List, Bali Sea Species List, Banda Sea Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Bismarck Sea Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Celebes Sea Species List, Ceram Sea Species List- duplicate, Coral Sea Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, Flores Sea Species List, Gulf of Aden Species List, Gulf of Aqaba Species List, Gulf of California Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of Thailand Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Java Sea Species List, Laccadive Sea Species List, Makassar Strait Species List, Malacca Strait Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, Halmahera Sea Species List, North Atlantic Species List, Molukka Sea Species List, North Pacific Species List, Persian Gulf Species List, Red Sea Species List, Savu Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Seto Inland Sea Species List, Singapore Strait Species List, Solomon Sea Species List, South China Sea Species List, Sulu Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, Gulf of Oman Species List, FAO Fishery Statistics, and Furui 2020
Acanthuridae Bonaparte 1835
Family recognized by World Register of Marine Species

Alternative Names

? baldwinae Sorbini & Tyler, 1998
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? deani Hussakof, 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? scombrurus Arambourg, 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acanthurus Forsskål 1775
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Callidermes Swainson 1839
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hepatus Gronow 1763
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Padovathurus Tyler 2005
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Teuthis Browne 1789
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes
Recognized by Animal Diversity Web
unicornfishes

Japanese

ニザダイ科 preferred
Recognized by Furui 2020, piaf, and admin
ニザダイ

Curated hierarchies for Acanthuridae

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Perciformes
295 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

IUCN

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Perciformes
Acanthuridae (this page)
21 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

World Register of Marine Species

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Perciformes
130 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

World Register of Marine Species

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Perciformes
130 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.