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Acanthurus reversus Randall & Earle, 1999
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Acanthurus; Species: reversus; Original reference
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  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, akantha = thorn + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Named in reference to the reversal of the color pattern of the caudal fin compared to that of A. olivaceus, its closest relative.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name

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