Acanthurus olivaceus

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Acanthurus olivaceus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Acanthuridae
Genus: Acanthurus
Species: A. olivaceus
Binomial name
Acanthurus olivaceus
Bloch & J. G. Schneider, 1801

Acanthurus olivaceus, also known as orange band surgeonfish or orange-shoulder surgeonfish, is a member of the family Acanthuridae, the surgeonfishes. It lives in tropical waters of the Indo-west Pacific.[2]

Acanturus olivaceus


  1. ^ Russell, B.; McIlwain, J.; Choat, J.H.; Abesamis, R.; Clements, K.D.; Myers, R.; Nanola, C.; Rocha, L.A. & Stockwell, B. (2012). "Acanthurus olivaceus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Acanthurus olivaceus: Distribution". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 

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