Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Ocean Surgeon Acanthurus bahianus

Photo: Marion Haarsma

Classification

Acanthurus [genus] (4)
bahianus [species]

Classification

Acanthurus [genus] (4)
bahianus [species]

Names

English name Ocean Surgeon
Alternative English name Yellow Doctor
Papiamento name Kleinvissie Pretoe
Alternative Papiamento name Klein Geel
Valid name Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855

Classification