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Acanthurus nubilus


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lexID:
1939 
Scientific:
Acanthurus nubilus 
German:
Nadelstreifen-Doktorfisch 
English:
Bluelined Surgeonfish, Dropoff Surgeonfish, Pin-striped Surgeon 
Category:
Acanturidi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Acanthuridae (Family) > Acanthurus (Genus) > nubilus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Fowler & Bean, 1929) 
Occurrence:
Wake Atoll, the Society Islands, Lesser Sunda Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Austral Islands, Maumere, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Kiribati, Papua, Celebes Sea, Australia, Filippine, Flores, Guam, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Isole Salomon, Isole Tuamoto, Nuova Caledonia, Pacifico occidentale, Papua Nuova Guinea, Picairns, Polinesia Francese, Timor Est 
Sea depth:
25 - 90 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 26cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Alghe, Mangime in scaglie, Mangimi congelati (taglia grossa), Mysis 
Tank:
~ 1500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Mediamente facile 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-14 21:44:57 

Husbandry

Mostly to be found alongside steep, current-swept drop-offs.
A rather rare species which occasionally comes into the trade.

Characteristically for the blue-lined or pin-striped surgeonfish are numerous, very small stripes on the dorsal, anal fins and its body.

As other Acanthurus species it requires plenty of swimming space.

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  1. Fishbase

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