Velvet Surgeonfish, Acanthurus nigricans (Linnaeus 1758)

Other Names: Goldrim Surgeonfish, Velvet Surgeon, Whitecheek Surgeonfish, White-cheeked Surgeonfish, Yellow-banded Surgeonfish, Yellowrimmed Surgeonfish

A Velvet Surgeonfish, Acanthurus nigricans, on the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland. Source: Robert Fenner / Wet Web Media License: All rights reserved

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Acanthurus nigricans in Fishes of Australia, accessed 17 Jul 2024,

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