Acanthurus chronixis

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Acanthurus chronixis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Acanthuridae
Genus: Acanthurus
Species: A. chronixis
Binomial name
Acanthurus chronixis
J. E. Randall, 1960

Acanthurus chronixis is a tropical fish known commonly as the Chronixis surgeonfish or the Mimic surgeonfish.[2] It was first named by Randall in 1960.[3] The species lives in coral reefs in the western Pacific.[4]


  1. ^ Myers, R., Choat, J.H., Abesamis, R., Clements, K.D., McIlwain, J., Nanola, C., Rocha, L.A., Russell, B. & Stockwell, B. 2012. Acanthurus chronixis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <>. Downloaded on 9 January 2013.
  2. ^ Common names for Acanthurus chronixis at
  3. ^ Page 29, Surgeonfishes of the world, by John E. Randall. Mutual Pub., 2001. ISBN 1-56647-561-9/ISBN 978-1-56647-561-7
  4. ^ Acanthurus chronixis at