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Acanthurus monroviae Steindachner, 1876

Monrovia doctorfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes) > Acanthurinae
Etymology: Acanthurus: Greek, akantha = thorn + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Steindachner.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina; brackvatten bottenlevande; djupintervall 5 - 200 m (Ref. 7345), usually 5 - 40 m (Ref. 27115).   Tropical; 20°C - 25°C (Ref. 27115); 31°N - 15°S, 27°W - 14°E

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Eastern Atlantic: from the coasts of Morocco to Angola (Ref. 3149); including Cape Verde archipelagos and the Canaries. Also recorded from southern Spain, Tunisia, Algeria, Israel and Greece (Ref. 112505).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 45.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3148); common length : 38.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3148)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 24-26; Taggstrålar i analfenan 6; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 24 - 26. Caudal peduncle spine surrounded by a bright orange-yellow spot.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Coastal species found in the mouth of rivers and lagoons (Ref. 7345). Found on rocky and coral bottoms (Ref. 2683). Feeds on zooplankton, phytoplankton and detritus (Ref. 28587). Minimum depth reported from Ref. 27115.

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Desoutter, M., 1990. Acanthuridae. p. 962-964. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 7345)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 04 May 2010

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell; Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 21.9 - 28, mean 26.5 (based on 118 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02042 (0.01172 - 0.03557), b=2.96 (2.81 - 3.11), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  2.5   ±0.24 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (46 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.