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Acronurus aegyptius


Acronurus aegyptius was originally described as Acronurus aegyptius by Gronow in 1854. It belongs to the family Acanthuridae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   aegyptius
AuthorWI   Gronow [L. T.]
AuthorNI   Gronow
Qualification   in Gray
Year   1854
Status   In family
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Acanthuriformes Acanthuriformes
Family   Acanthuridae
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Genus   Acronurus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Acanthuriformes
Family   Acanthuridae
Genus   Acronurus
Original Name   Acronurus        
Taxon Name   aegyptius
Original Combination   Acronurus aegyptius
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Acronurus aegyptius
OriginalSubGenus   Acronurus
Original Author   Gronow
Original AuthorWI   Gronow [L. T.]
Original Qualification   in Gray
Original Year   1854
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Gulf of Suez, Egypt, Red Sea.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Cat. Fish Gronow
Page   191

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Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species ---
Current Genus ---
Current AuthorWI ---
Current Family Acanthuridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   In family Acanthuridae.
Name History   • Mention -- (Dor 1984:255 [ref. 29757]). • Valid as Acronurus aegyptius  Gronow 1854 -- (Goren & Dor 1994:68 [ref. 25356] with authorship as Gray). • Unidentifiable -- (J. Randall, pers. comm. 2/2004).

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brevispinis Acronurus brevispinis Günther [A.] 1861In family
caeruleatus Acanthurus caeruleatus (Poey [F.] 1875)Synonym
caeruleatus Acronurus caeruleatus Poey [F.] 1875Synonym
carneus Acanthurus carneus (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
carneus Acronurus carneus Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
corniger Acronurus corniger Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
corniger Naso corniger (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
formosus Acanthurus formosus (Castelnau [F. L.] 1873)Synonym
formosus Acronurus formosus Castelnau [F. L.] 1873Synonym
fuscus Acronurus fuscus Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
lineolatus Acronurus lineolatus Klunzinger [C. B.] 1871Synonym
machaeropterus Acanthurus machaeropterus (Fowler [H. W.] 1944)In family
machaeropterus Acronurus machaeropterus Fowler [H. W.] 1944In family
nigriculus Acanthurus nigriculus (Poey [F.] 1875)Synonym
nigriculus Acronurus nigriculus Poey [F.] 1875Synonym
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