ACANTHURIDAE

Golani, Daniel & Fricke, Ronald, 2018, Checklist of the Red Sea Fishes with delineation of the Gulf of Suez, Gulf of Aqaba, endemism and Lessepsian migrants, Zootaxa 4509 (1), pp. 1-215: 166-168

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ACANTHURIDAE  

Acanthurus gahhm (Forsskål 1775)  

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997, as Acanthurus nigricans   ).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Acanthurus gahm   ), Sudan ( Edwards & Rosewell 1981, as Acanthurus nigricans   ), Eritrea ( Rüppell 1829, as Acanthurus nigricans   and A. gahhm   ), Saudi Arabia ( Rüppell 1829, as A. gahhm   ).

General distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean   : Gulf of Aden.

Acanthurus mata Cuvier 1829  

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: ¯

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Acanthurus bleekeri   ; Haroun et al. 2017).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Tuamotu Archipelago and   Marquesas Islands.

Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål 1775)  

Gulf of Suez: Egypt ( Botros 1971, as Teuthis matoides   ).

Gulf of Aqaba: Egypt ( Marshall 1952), Israel ( Ben-Tuvia & Steinitz 1952, as Teuthis nigro-fuscus   ), Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Acanthurus rubropunctatus   and A. matoides   ), Sudan ( Bamber 1915, as Teuthis matoides   ; Edwards & Rosewell 1981), Eritrea ( Picaglia 1895, as Acanthurus mathoides   ; Tortonese 1935, as Hepatus nigro-fuscus   ), Saudi Arabia (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775, as Chaetodon nigrofuscus   ; see Fricke 2008).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Hawaiian Islands and Tuamotu Archipelago   .

Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål 1775)  

Gulf of Suez: Egypt ( Fishelson et al. 1985).

Gulf of Aqaba: Israel ( Shpigel, 1997), Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871), Sudan ( Botros 1971; Edwards & Rosewell 1981), Eritrea (Ben- Tuvia 1968, Clark et al. 1968), Saudi Arabia ( Roux-Estève & Fourmanoir 1955).

General distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf.

Remark: One specimen was recorded in the Mediterranean, probably an aquarium release (see Giovos et al in press).

Ctenochaetus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard 1825)  

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Israel ( Steinitz & Ben-Tuvia 1955, as Ctenochaetus strigosus   ), Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Acanthurus ctenodon   and Acronurus argenteus   ), Sudan ( Borodin 1930, as Acanthurus strigosus   and Ctenochetus strigosus   ; Randall & Clements 2001), Eritrea (Clark et al. 1968, as Ctenochaetus strigosus   ), Saudi Arabia ( Roux-Estève & Fourmanoir 1955, as Ctenochaetus strigosus   ; Tortonese 1983).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to southern Japan, Ogasawara Islands and Tuamotu Archipelago.

Naso annulatus (Quoy & Gaimard 1825)  

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: ¯

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Naseus annularis   ).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Hawaiian   , Marquesas and Gambier islands   .

Naso brevirostris (Cuvier 1829)  

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: ¯

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Naseus brevirostris   ).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-Pacific: East Africa east to Galápagos Archipelago   .

Naso elegans ( Rüppell 1829)  

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997, as Naso lituratus   ).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Naseus lituratus   ), Sudan ( Botros 1971, as Naseus lituratus   ; Edwards & Rosewell 1981, as Naso lituratus   ), Saudi Arabia ( Roux-Estève & Fourmanoir 1955, as Naso lituratus   ). General distribution: Red Sea, Indian Ocean: East Africa east to western Indonesia, but not in northwestern Indian Ocean.

Naso hexacanthus (Bleeker 1855)  

Gulf of Suez: Egypt ( Steindachner 1898a, as Naseus vomer   ).

Gulf of Aqaba: ¯

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Naseus vomer   ), Saudi Arabia ( Debelius 2007), Yemen (Heda et al. 1998).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Hawaiian and Marquesas islands and Ducie ( Pitcairn Group).

Naso unicornis (Forsskål 1775)  

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Egypt ( Debelius 2007), Israel ( Steinitz & Ben-Tuvia 1955, as Naseus unicornis   ), Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1835, as Naseus fronticornis   ; Klunzinger 1871, as Naseus unicornis   ), Sudan ( Botros 1971, as Naseus unicornis   ), Saudi Arabia (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775, as Chaetodon unicornis   ; see Fricke 2008).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Hawaiian and   Marquesas islands and Tuamotu Archipelago.

Zebrasoma desjardinii (Bennett 1836)  

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Israel ( Steinitz & Ben-Tuvia 1955, as Zebrasoma veliferum   ), Jordan ( Steinitz & Ben-Tuvia 1955, as Zebrasoma veliferum   ).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Acanthurus velifer   ), Sudan ( Bamber 1915, as Zebrasoma rüppellii   ; Edwards & Rosewell 1981), Eritrea (Clark et al. 1968, as Zebrasoma veliferum   ), Saudi Arabia ( Rüppell 1829, as Acanthurus velifer   ; Tortonese 1983).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indian Ocean: East Africa east to western   Sumatra.

Zebrasoma xanthurum (Blyth 1852)  

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Egypt ( Lieske & Myers 2010), Israel ( Ben-Tuvia & Steinitz 1952), Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Acanthurus xanthurus   ), Sudan ( Botros 1971, as Acanthurus xanthurus   ; Edwards & Rosewell 1981), Eritrea (Clark et al. 1968), Saudi Arabia ( Roux-Estève & Fourmanoir 1955).

General distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden east to Sri Lanka.

Remark: One specimen was recorded in the western Mediterranean, probably aquarium escape (see Guidetti et al 2015).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Perciformes

Family

Acanthuridae

Loc

ACANTHURIDAE

Golani, Daniel & Fricke, Ronald 2018
2018
Loc

Naso elegans ( Rüppell 1829 )

Ruppell 1829
1829