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Scarus oviceps


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lexID:
7511 
AphiaID:
219111 
Scientific:
Scarus oviceps 
German:
Papageifisch 
English:
Dark Capped Parrotfish 
Category:
Papegøjefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > oviceps (Species) 
Initial determination:
Valenciennes, 1840 
Occurrence:
French Guiana, Niue, Wake Atoll, Kiribati, Vietnam, Northern Mariana Islands, Amerikansk Samoa, Australien, Cook øerne, Filippinerne, Great barrier reef, Guam, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Juleøerne, Kina, Malaysia, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne, Samoa, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tonga, Tuamotuøerne 
Size:
bis zu 35cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Food:
Alger, Groft frostfoder, Koral polypper 
Tank:
~ 2500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-09-08 13:18:53 

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Scarus oviceps Valenciennes, 1840
Dark capped parrotfish

Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs to at least 10 m. Also found in lagoons and coastal and outer reefs to 20 m deep. Occurs singly. May also form groups.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarinae (Subfamily) > Scarus (Genus)

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  1. Fishbase (multi)
  2. WoRMS

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