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Leptoscarus vaigiensis

Leptoscarus vaigiensisis commonly referred to as Marbled Parrotfish, Blue-spotted Parrotfish, Marbled Parrot-fish, Slender Parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber François Libert, Frankreich

Foto: La Réunion, Westlicher Indischer Ozean


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lexID:
12887 
AphiaID:
219091 
Scientific:
Leptoscarus vaigiensis 
German:
Marmorierter Papageifisch, Seegras Papageifisch 
English:
Marbled Parrotfish, Blue-spotted Parrotfish, Marbled Parrot-fish, Slender Parrotfish 
Category:
Papegøjefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Leptoscarus (Genus) > vaigiensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Quoy & Gaimard, ), 1824 
Sea depth:
0 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 35cm 
Temperature:
22,1°C - 32,3°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-12-11 18:13:00 

Info

Leptoscarus vaigiensis, the Marbled Parrotfish, usually occurs in small groups.
Unlike other parrotfishes, males and females look very similar and do not change sex.
Larvae of this species is associated with drifting algae.
Leptoscarus vaigiensis inhabits seagrass beds and algal-covered reef areas in sheltered bays, harbours and lagoons.

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Reef Life Survey (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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