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Acanthurus chirurgus

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Citation: Rocha, L.A., Myers, R., Abesamis, R., Clements, K.D., Choat, J.H., McIlwain, J., Nanola, C., Russell, B. & Stockwell, B. 2012. Acanthurus chirurgus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 September 2014.
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