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Scarus viridifucatus

Scarus viridifucatusis commonly referred to as Roundhead Parrotfish, Greenlip Parrotfish, Green-snout Parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
3686 
AphiaID:
219119 
Scientific:
Scarus viridifucatus 
German:
Rundkopf-Papageifisch 
English:
Roundhead Parrotfish, Greenlip Parrotfish, Green-snout Parrotfish 
Category:
Papegøjefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > viridifucatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Smith, ), 1956 
Sea depth:
1 - 15 Meter 
Size:
32 cm - 45 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 5000 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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-11-28 10:32:07 

Info

Found in shallow reefs, on flats and reef fronts or rocky shores of high islands, also on mixed algae rubble and rich coral patches.
Feeds on benthic algae Males recognized by the nearly all green snout from front of eyes

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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