Acanthurus Forsskĺl, 1775
– lancetfishes, surgeonfishes, tangs, doctorfishes, common surgeonfishes
Acanthurus nigros Günther, 1861
Catalog of Fishes, 1-Feb-2021, website (version 1 Feb 2021)
Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds) 2021. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. (http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp). Electronic version accessed 01 Feb 2021
Randall, John E., Joseph D. DiBattista, and Christie Wilcox
Acanthurus nigros Günther, a valid species of surgeonfish, distinct from the Hawaiian A. nigroris Valenciennes
Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:
Pacific Science, vol. 65, no. 2
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