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Species related to Acanthurus sohal: [ 3 ] records


sohal, Chaetodon Forsskål [P. S.] 1775:63, xiii [Descriptiones animalium (Forsskål); ref. 1351] [No locality stated] Red Sea. Lectotype: ZMUC P6749 (dry skin). Paralectotypes: ZMUC P6750 (dry skin). Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:72 [ref. 9588]. Spelled sohar in Gmelin 1789:1268 [ref. 18139] and Lacepède 1802:556, 557 [ref. 4929]; sohab in Cuvier 1816:331 [ref. 993]. Lectotype selected by Klausewitz & Nielsen 1965:24 [ref. 20847]. Lectotype figured in Klausewitz & Nielsen 1965:Pl. 34 [ref. 20847]. •Valid as Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål 1775) -- (Randall 1956:194 [ref. 12221], Dor 1984:254 [ref. 29757], Goren & Dor 1994:68 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:388 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:218 [ref. 23922], Kuiter & Debelius 2001:60 [ref. 26232], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S120 [ref. 27377], Kottelat 2013:442 [ref. 32989], Ali et al. 2018:339 [ref. 36183], Golani & Fricke 2018:167 [ref. 36273], Eagderi et al. 2019:34 [ref. 37020], Zajonz et al. 2019:98 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål 1775). Acanthuridae. Distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden, Socotra, Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf. One specimen recorded from Mediterranean Sea, probably an aquarium release. Habitat: marine.

rueppellii, Acanthurus (Ctenodon) Swainson [W.] 1839:256, Fig. 74 [The natural history and classification v. 2; ref. 4303] Red Sea. Possible types: BMNH 1845.10.29.54. Based on Rüpp. 16 -- which is Rüppell 1828:Pl. 16 [ref. 3843]. Originally spelled Rüppelii, corrected to rueppellii Kullander 2016:94 [ref. 34436]. •Synonym of Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål 1775) -- (Randall 1956:194 [ref. 12221]). Current status: Synonym of Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål 1775). Acanthuridae. Habitat: marine.

carinatus, Acanthurus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:216 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Red Sea. Unexplained new name for Chaetodon sohal Forsskål 1775. •Objective synonym of Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål 1775) -- (Randall 1956:194 [ref. 12221], Dor 1984:255 [ref. 29757]). Current status: Synonym of Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål 1775). Acanthuridae. Habitat: marine.