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Scarus flavipectoralis


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lexID:
8409 
AphiaID:
276045 
Scientific:
Scarus flavipectoralis 
German:
Papageifisch 
English:
Yellowfin Parrotfish, Rainbow Parrotfish, King Parrotfish 
Category:
Papegøjefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > flavipectoralis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Schultz, 1958 
Occurrence:
Papua, Caroline Island, Lembeh Strait, Niue, Vietnam, Raja Amat, Komodo (Komodo Island), Western Australia, Australien, Bali, Banggai øer, Filippinerne, Flores, Great barrier reef, Indonesien, Malaysia, Marshall øerne, Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Queensland, Salomonøerne, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu  
Sea depth:
2 - 40 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 40cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Aquatic plant, Alger, Koral polypper 
Tank:
~ 3000 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:
2019-11-12 17:51:57 

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Schultz, 1958

This species is found in the Indo-Pacific from the Philippines to the southern Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia, eastwards to Marshall and Caroline islands, southwards to Scott Reef off northwestern Australia.

This species inhabits coastal, sandy areas and lagoon reef slopes, occasionally as shallow as 2 m. It is found solitary or form groups.
Juveniles recruit to shallow rubble areas.

Source IUCN

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

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