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.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Artis Zoo
Blank Park Zoo of Des Moines
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Burger's Zoo
Florida Aquarium
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Indianapolis Zoo
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniu
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Rotterdam Zoo
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Universeum Science Center
Zoo Dvur Kralove, a.s.
Zoo Zürich
Zoological Society of London


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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