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Scarus vetula


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lexID:
4534 
AphiaID:
276064 
Scientific:
Scarus vetula 
German:
Königin-Papageienfisch 
English:
Blownose, Blue Chub, Blueman, Blue Parrotfish, Joblin Crow Parrot, Moontail, Okra Peji, Queen Parrotfish, Slimy Head 
Category:
Papegøjefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > vetula (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bloch & Schneider, 1801 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Guatemala, Columbia, Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba, the Netherlands Antilles, Guadeloupe, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Costa Rica, Panama, Anguilla, Antigua og Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brasilien, Britiske Jomfruøer, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Curacao, Dominica, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Grenada, Honduras, Martinique, Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Montserrat, Nicaragua, St. Kitts og Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent og Grenadinerne, Sydamerika, Trinidad og Tobago, Turks og Caicos øerne, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
1 - 25 Meter 
Size:
32 cm - 61 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
Alger 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
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:
2019-09-07 16:12:14 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Scarus vetula has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Scarus vetula in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Scarus vetula. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Husbandry

Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida (USA), and Bahamas to northern South America; throughout the Caribbean Sea.

Biology
Inhabits coral reefs and adjacent habitats. Feeds on algae scraped from rocks or dead coral. Sleeps in a mucus cocoon (Ref. 9710). Often seen in groups of one super male with several young adults, most of which are probably females (Ref. 26938). A protogynous hermaphrodite

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Juvenile


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