Common name of Acanthurus lineatus
Common name Kura korade
Language Gela
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Solomon Islands
Locality West Nggela
Ref. Foale, S., 1998
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks 'kura' means the 'pepper' leaf usually chewed with betelnut (Bua); 'kura korade' means a darker variety of Kura. Wounds from the caudal 'scalpel' of this species are particularly painful.
Entered by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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