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Acanthurus triostegus (convictfish; Fiveband surgeonfish; Convict tang; Convict surgeonfish; Convict surgeon; Surgeonfish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The Convict tang or Convict surgeonfish (Acanthurus triostegus) is a small surgeonfish in family Acanthuridae of the order Perciformes. It is about 13 centimetres (5.1 in) long. It is whitish-yellow with black stripes on its sides. It is also known as the manini in its native range.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  
Christmas Island National Park II 21698 Christmas Island, Australia
Pulu Keeling National Park II 6469 Cocos (Keeling) Islands    

Predators

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Hysterolecitha acanthuri[2]
Lecithaster stellatus[2]
Spirocamallanus colei <Unverified Name>[2]
Zebrasomatrema pichelinae[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Distribution

Agulhas Current; American Samoa; Andaman Sea; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southeast; Australia; Bay of Bengal; Calamianes Islands; Caroline Island; Chagos Islands; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Clipperton Island; Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Cocos I. Costa Rica; Colombia; Comoros; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Costa Rica; East Central Australian Shelf; Easter Island; El Salvador; Fiji Islands; French Polynesia; Galapagos Islands; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Guatemala; Gulf of California; Gulf of Thailand; Hawaii (USA); Honduras; Hong Kong; Hsiao-liu-chiu; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: throughout the region except for the seas around the Arabian Peninsula. Eastern Pacific: lower Gulf of California to Panama, including the Revillagigedo, Cocos, Clipperton, and Galapagos islands.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Japan; Johnston Island; Kenya; Kermadec Islands; Kimbe Bay; Kiribati; Kuroshio Current; Lingayen Gulf; Lord Howe Island; Lutao Island; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Marquesas Islands; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Mexico; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Mozambique; New Caledonia; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Nicaragua; Niue; Norfolk Island; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast Australian Shelf; Northwest Australian Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Panama; Panay Gulf; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Persian Gulf; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Philippines; Pitcairn; Polynesian Waters; Revillagigedo; Ryukyu Islands; Réunion; Samoa; Seychelles; Sogod Bay; Solomon Islands; Somali Coastal Current; Somalia; South Africa; South China Sea; Spratly Islands; Sri Lanka; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Tahiti; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tasman Sea; Thailand; Tonga; Tuamoto Islands; Tubbataha Reefs; Tuvalu; US Minor Outlying Is.; Vanuatu; Verde Island Passage; Viet Nam; Wake Island; Yellow Sea; Yemen;

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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