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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Acanthurus monroviae Steindachner, 1876

Scientific synonyms and common names

Acanthurus monroviae Steindachner, 1877

Synonyms:

Acanthurus Monroviae Steindachner, 1877, Sitzber. K. Akad. Wiss. Wien. Math. Naturw. Cl., 1876 (1877), 74 (1): 208-209 (Monrovia, Liberia).
Acanthurus phlebotomus (nec Cuv. Val.): Troschel, 1866: 227.
Acanthurus chirurgus (nec Bloch, 1787): Peters, 1877: 246 (?) Nobre, 1935: 531.
Hepatus hepatus (nec Linnaeus, 1766): Fowler, 1919: 259; 1936: 912-913, fig. 385.
Acanthurus monroviae: Randall, 1956: 220-221, fig. 21 Roux, 1957: 212, fig. 81 (Acanthurus sp.) Furnestin et. al., 1958: 457, fig. 59 Poll, 1959: 238, fig. 79 Dollfus, 1960: 1091 Bauchot, 1966: 29, fig. 5.

Common names:

monrovian surgeonfish [En]
surgeon fish [En]
chirurgien [Fr]
docteur [Fr]

Monrovian surgeonfish (Acanthurus monroviae)