Acanthurus leucopareius

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Acanthurus leucopareius
A. leucopareius.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Acanthuridae
Genus: Acanthurus
Species: A. leucopareius
Binomial name
Acanthurus leucopareius
(O. P. Jenkins, 1903)

Acanthurus leucopareius is a sub-tropical fish known commonly as the Whitebar surgeonfish or the Head-band surgeonfish.[1] It is somewhat commercial in fisheries and is used in aquariums.[2] It was first named by Jenkins in 1903.[3]


  1. ^ Common names for Acanthurus leucopareius at
  2. ^ Acanthurus leucopareius at
  3. ^ Page 39, Surgeonfishes of the world, Volume 4 of Bishop Museum bulletin in zoology. By John E. Randall; published by Mutual Pub., 2001. ISBN 1-56647-561-9/ISBN 978-1-56647-561-7