Calotomus viridescensis commonly referred to as Dotted Parrotfish, Viridescent Parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 1500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 3939 AphiaID: 219077 Scientific: Calotomus viridescens German: Grünscheckiger Papageifisch, Blattgrüner Papageifisch English: Dotted Parrotfish, Viridescent Parrotfish Category: Papegøjefisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Calotomus (Genus) > viridescens (Species) Initial determination: (Rüppell, ), 1835 Sea depth: 1 - 30 Meter Size: bis zu 21cm Temperature: 24°C - 26°C Tank: ~ 1500 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: Catalog of Life
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Inhabits coral and rocky reefs and grass bed areas to depths of about 30 m. Occurs singly or in small groups. Feeds mainly on marine angiosperms and epiphytic algae.
Callyodon viridescens (Rüppell, 1835)
Scarus viridescens Rüppell, 1835
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