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Scarus hoefleri


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lexID:
4787 
AphiaID:
276050 
Scientific:
Scarus hoefleri 
German:
Papageifisch 
English:
Guinean Parrotfish 
Category:
Papegøjefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > hoefleri (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Steindachner, ), 1881 
Occurrence:
Sierra Leone, Mauritania, Benin, The Gulf of Guinea, Gambia, Senegal, Congo, the Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Togo, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, São Tomé e Principé, Gabon, Angola, Kap Verde, Vestafrika, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Sea depth:
1 - 15 Meter 
Size:
40 cm - 60 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Alger 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-11-21 22:16:04 

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(Steindachner, 1881)

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Congo.

Biology
Inhabits rocky coastal areas.
A herbivorous species with specialized pharyngeal bones and muscles.
Occurs in shallow water.

Synonymised taxa:
Callyodon hoefleri (Steindachneri, 1881)
Pseudoscarus hoefleri Steindachner, 1881

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