Acanthurus nubilus

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Acanthurus nubilus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Acanthuridae
Genus: Acanthurus
Species: A. nubilus
Binomial name
Acanthurus nubilus
(Fowler & B. A. Bean, 1929)

Acanthurus nubilus is an herbivorous tropical fish also known as the Bluelined surgeon or the Pin-striped surgeon.[1] It was first named by Fowler and Bean in 1929, and despite being a rare species, is used in aquariums.[2]


  1. ^ Common names for Acanthurus nubilus at
  2. ^ Acanthurus nubilus at