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olivaceus, Acanthurus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] (ex Forster) 1801:214 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Otahaitee [Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia, South Pacific]. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1962.12.14.5. Name spelled olivacei on p. 213, as olivaceus on p. xxxviii; correct spelling is olivaceus, while olivacei is the genitive. Based on description in manuscript by Forster (Johann Reinhold Forster, 1729-1798, German explorer and naturalist of Cook's second voyage). Author given as 'Schn.' (Schneider). •Valid as Acanthurus olivaceus Bloch & Schneider 1801 -- (Randall 1956:203 [ref. 12221], Kishimoto in Masuda et al. 1984:231 [ref. 6441], Allen & Swainston 1988:140 [ref. 25477], Randall et al. 1990:424 [ref. 15987], Kuiter 1993:371 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:167 [ref. 25479], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:555 [ref. 27969] with author as Forster, Allen 1997:224 [ref. 23977], Chen et al. 1997:154 [ref. 26476], Kuiter 1997:364 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:424 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:271 [ref. 23965], Randall & Earle 1999:473 [ref. 24181], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:642 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1329 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:427 [ref. 25191], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:257 [ref. 25480], Allen 2000:123 [ref. 25868], Shinohara et al. 2000:183 [ref. 25987], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:104 [ref. 26368], Hutchins 2001:270 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:45 [ref. 25847], Kuiter & Debelius 2001:58 [ref. 26232], Randall et al. 2001:115 [ref. 25316], Randall 2001:3672 [ref. 26301], Nakabo 2002:1329 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:62 [ref. 26830] as olivaceous, with author as Foster, Myers & Donaldson 2003:647 [ref. 27495] with authors as Forster & Schneider, Matsuura et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:203 [ref. 27510], Randall et al. 2004:29 [ref. 27624] with author as Forster, Adrim et al. 2004:127 [ref. 27715], Randall 2005:581 [ref. 28239] with author as Forster, Mundy 2005:490 [ref. 28379], Allen et al. 2006:1736 [ref. 29094], Randall 2007:425 [ref. 30952], Motomura et al. 2010:226 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1024 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:183 [ref. 33932], Koeda et al. 2016:101 [ref. 35333], Koeda et al. 2016:17 [ref. 35354], Carpenter et al. 2017:42 [ref. 35143], Fowler et al. 2017:[4] 2252 [ref. 36358], Fricke et al. 2019:301 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Acanthurus olivaceus Bloch & Schneider 1801. Acanthuridae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: Christmas Island, Cocos Keeling Islands and Indonesia east to Hawaiian Islands and Tuamotu Archipelago, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Western Australia, southern New South Wales (Australia), Lord Howe Island and Tonga. Habitat: marine.