Monrovia doctorfish

The Monrovia doctorfish lives in the demersal, brackish, marine, depth range 5 - 200 m , usually 5 - 40 m environment.

This fish is known as Monrovia Doctorfish and the correct latin name is Acanthurus Monroviae. It belongs to the Tang family. (e) It's origin is West Africa. (e) Character and suggestions regarding care These fish are peaceful, so they are suitable for community tanks. More

Common names

Alicate in Portuguese (Português)
Asno-na-seta in Portuguese (Português)
barbeiro in Creole, Portuguese
barbeiro in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
barbeiro in Portuguese (Português)
Canivete in Portuguese (Português)
Chirurgien chas-chas in French (français)
Cirujano in Spanish (español)
Cirurgião in Portuguese (Português)
Docteur in French (français)
doctorfish in Unknown
Doktooru jën in Wolof (Wollof)
Doktorou dièn in Wolof (Wollof)
Doto in Fon
Doto in Fon GBE
Finadi yékhé in Susu
Finèdi yèkhè in Susu
Lanceteiro in Creole, Portuguese
Lanceteiro in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Lanceteiro in Portuguese (Português)
Monrovia doctorfish in English
Monrovia-kirurgfisk in Danish (dansk)
Navajón in Spanish (español)
Navajón caniveta in Spanish (español)
Navajón canivete in Spanish (español)
Peixe barbeiro in Creole, Portuguese
Peixe barbeiro in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Peixe-barbeiro in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-canivete in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-unha in Portuguese (Português)
Poisson-chirurgien ouest-africain in French (français)
Pokolec afrykanski in Polish (polski)
Sourou sègne in Wolof (Wollof)
surgeonfish in English
Suru seen in Wolof (Wollof)
Unha in Portuguese (Português)
尾斑刺尾魚 in Mandarin Chinese
尾斑刺尾鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Acanthuridae
Genus : Acanthurus
Species : Acanthurus monroviae
Authority : Steindachner, 1876