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
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Loc

Naso elegans ( Rüppell 1829 )

Ruppell 1829
1829