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Sparisoma chrysopterum


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lexID:
4331 
AphiaID:
273774 
Scientific:
Sparisoma chrysopterum 
German:
Rotschwanz-Papageifisch 
English:
Redtail Parrotfish 
Category:
Papegøjefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Sparisoma (Genus) > chrysopterum (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch & Schneider, ), 1801 
Occurrence:
Guatemala, Equatorial Guinea, Venezuela, Barbados, French Guiana, Columbia, Panama, Suriname, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Haiti, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Antigua og Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Britiske Jomfruøer, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Curacao, Dominica, Dominikanske republik, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Martinique, Mexikanske golf, Montserrat, Nicaragua, St. Kitts og Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent og Grenadinerne, Trinidad og Tobago, Turks og Caicos øerne, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
1 - 15 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Alger, Groft frostfoder 
Tank:
~ 3500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
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:
2019-11-17 21:14:05 

Husbandry

Redtail parrotfish

Feeds on benthic algae and seagrasses.

Western Atlantic: southern Florida (USA) and Bahamas to Brazil; throughout the Caribbean Sea,

Synonyms:
Scarus brachialis Poey, 1861
Scarus chrysopterus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Scarus flavescens Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Scarus squalidus Poey, 1860
Sparisoma abildgaardi (Bloch, 1791)
Sparisoma brachiale (Poey, 1861)
Sparisoma chrysopterus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Sparisoma flavescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Sparisoma squalidum (Poey, 1860)
Sparus abildgaardi Bloch, 1791

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Scaridae (Family) > Sparisomatinae (Subfamily) > Sparisoma (Genus) > Sparisoma chrysopterum (Species)






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