Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Acanthuridae > Acanthurus > Acanthurus leucosternon

Acanthurus leucosternon (Powder-blue tang; Powder-blue surgeonfish; Powderblue surgeonfish; Powder blue tang; Powder blue surgeonfish; Blue surgeonfish)

Synonyms: Acanthurus delisiani; Acanthurus delisianus; Acanthurus leucosternum; Hepatus leucosternon; Rhombotides leucosternon
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Wikipedia Abstract

Acanthurus leucosternon is a marine tropical fish belonging to the family Acanthuridae, or surgeonfishes. Its common names are powder blue tang and powderblue surgeonfish.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Christmas Island National Park II 21698 Christmas Island, Australia
Pulu Keeling National Park II 6469 Cocos (Keeling) Islands    

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)


Indian Ocean: eastern Africa to the Andaman Sea, southwest Indonesia and Christmas Island; with range extended to Bali, Indonesia in Western Pacific (Ref. 37792).;

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