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Chlorurus sordidus


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lexID:
2875 
AphiaID:
219082 
Scientific:
Chlorurus sordidus 
German:
Kugelkopf-Papageifisch 
English:
Bullethead Parrotfish, Burnt Parrotfish, Daisy Parrotfish, Green-finned Parrotfish, Green Parrotfish, Shabby Parrotfish 
Category:
Papegøjefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Chlorurus (Genus) > sordidus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forsskål, ), 1775 
Occurrence:
Réunion , Maumere, Mozambique, Gambier Islands, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Ogasawara Islands, Irak, Jordan, Somalia, Komodo (Komodo Island), Caroline Island, Eritrea, Niue, Raja Amat, Saudi Arabia, Kiribati, Lord Howe Island, Sudan, Myanmar, the Society Islands, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Iran, Quatar, Yemen, Kuwait, Austral Islands, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Tansania, Moorea, Northern Mariana Islands, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Mayotte, Djibouti, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Amerikansk Samoa, Andamanhavet, Australien, Bahrain, Banggai øer, Britisk indiske Ocean territorium, Cook øerne, Egypten, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Great barrier reef, Guam, Hawaii, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Island, Japan, Johnston Atollen, Juleøerne, Kenya, Kina, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Persiske golf, Pitcairns øgruppen, Queensland, Rodrigues, Ryukyu øerne, Rødehavet, Samoa, Seychellerne, Sri Lanka, Syd Afrika, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, Togian, Tonga, Tuamotuøerne, Vanuatu , Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
1 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 40cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Aquatic plant, Detritus, Alger, invertebrater, zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 2500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-02-09 17:31:22 

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One of the most widespread parrotfishes, but highly variable and some geographical forms that are probably subspecific. Inhabit both coral rich and open pavement areas of shallow reef flats and lagoon and seaward reefs. Juveniles found in coral rubble areas of reef flats and lagoons. Feed on benthic algae

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