Scarus russeliiis commonly referred to as Eclipse parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended.
Profile lexID: 3673 AphiaID: 219135 Scientific: Scarus russelii German: Papageifisch English: Eclipse Parrotfish Category: Papegøjefisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > russelii (Species) Initial determination: Valenciennes, 1840 Size: bis zu 51cm Temperature: 23°C - 27°C Tank: ~ 5000 Liter Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2011-05-08 09:22:22
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Usually found on exposed outer reefs, sometimes in very shallow water. Juveniles occur among coral and rubble of lagoon reefs. Grazes on benthic algae. Generally solitary. Often in schools of mixed species when feeding. For more Infos click to the Link to Fishbase.
Family: Scaridae (Parrotfishes),
Order: Perciformes (perch-likes)
Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
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