Chlorurus strongylocephalusis commonly referred to as Indian ocean steephead parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 10000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 3097 AphiaID: 219086 Scientific: Chlorurus strongylocephalus German: Indischer-Buckelkopf Papageifisch English: Indian Ocean Steephead Parrotfish Category: Papegøjefisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Chlorurus (Genus) > strongylocephalus (Species) Initial determination: (Bleeker, ), 1855 Sea depth: 2 - 35 Meter Size: bis zu 70cm Temperature: 23°C - 27°C Tank: ~ 10000 Liter Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! 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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Created: 2010-04-17 14:22:51
Last edit: 2020-12-11 17:53:58
Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs. Juveniles usually solitary; adults may form schools. Feeds on algae, and inhabits on reef edge.
Callyodon strongylocephalus (Bleeker, 1855)
Chlorurus strongycephalus (Bleeker, 1854)
Scarus strongylocephalus (Bleeker, 1855)
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