Specimen Information

Acanthurus monroviae
Acanthurus monroviae
(doctorfish)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1651491
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusAcanthurus
Speciesmonroviae
Common Namedoctorfish
CountryBrazil
StateSão Paulo
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Laje de Santos Marine State Park, Brazil, South America
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSoutheastern Brazil
HUC8 Number32018000
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34614
Author:Luiz-Junior, O.J., S.R. Floeter, J.L. Gasparini, C.E.L. Ferreira, and P. Wirtz.
Date:2004
Title:The occurrence of Acanthurus monroviae (Perciformes: Acanthuridae) in the south-western Atlantic, with comments on other eastern Atlantic reef fishes occurring in Brazil.
Journal:Journal of Fish Biology
Volume:65
Pages:1173-1179
CommentsPhotographed.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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