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We should merge this page with the Tang (fish) page, too, as, for all intents and purposes, tangs and surgeonfish are the same fish.--Mr Fink 15:53, 19 April 2006 (UTC)

Well, no. The family includes taxa with at least three different common names. When FishBase says "Family Acanthuridae - Tangs" instead of its current text "Family Acanthuridae - Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes", then the merge would be justified. Stan 18:29, 19 April 2006 (UTC)

I undid some vandalism, but didn't have time to look at it too closely. So if anyone sees anything amiss go for it. It looks like the last solid version was 02:51, 23 October 2008. Also if anyone wants to take a glance at the German version and add some things from that it would be great. Apparently it's a featured article in that version. If you're interested the google translation is ( Or if you speak german (, but I guess you knew that. Hwttdz (talk) 02:23, 20 November 2008 (UTC)

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