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acanthurus meaning

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  1. "Acanthurus coeruleus " exhibits biofluorescence, that is, when illuminated by blue or ultraviolet light, it re-emits it as green, and appears differently than under white light illumination ( see image to the right ).
  2. Wilson and Swan ( 2010 ) still accept " V . a . insulanicus " as a valid subspecies of " V . acanthurus ", which is easily distinguished from other spiny-tailed monitors by its dark colouration and more-banded pattern.
  3. Hardbottom provides habitat for anemones, mollusks, crabs, spiny lobsters, seastars, sea cucumbers, tunicates and various fish, including tangs ( " Acanthurus coeruleus " ), Ocean surgeon ( " Acanthurus bahianus " ) and Great barracuda ( " Spyraena barracuda " ).
  4. Hardbottom provides habitat for anemones, mollusks, crabs, spiny lobsters, seastars, sea cucumbers, tunicates and various fish, including tangs ( " Acanthurus coeruleus " ), Ocean surgeon ( " Acanthurus bahianus " ) and Great barracuda ( " Spyraena barracuda " ).
  5. Most species are relatively small and have a maximum length of, but some members of the genus " Acanthurus ", some members of the genus " Prionurus ", and most members of the genus " Naso " can grow larger, with the whitemargin unicornfish ( " N . annulatus " ), the largest species in the family, reaching a length of up to.

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