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Cryptotomus roseus


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lexID:
9635 
AphiaID:
277118 
Scientific:
Cryptotomus roseus 
German:
Papageifisch 
English:
Bluelip Parrotfish 
Category:
Papegøjefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Cryptotomus (Genus) > roseus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Cope, 1871 
Occurrence:
Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Columbia, the Netherlands Antilles, Venezuela, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Cuba, Panama, Suriname, Barbados, Anguilla, Antigua og Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brasilien, Britiske Jomfruøer, Cayman øerne, Curacao, Dominica, Dominikanske republik, Florida, 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, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
0 - 3060 Meter 
Size:
10 cm - 13 cm 
Temperature:
23,8°C - 27,5°C 
Food:
Aquatic plant, Sea weed, Alger 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-05 09:36:23 

Husbandry

Cope, 1871

The Bluelip parrotfish occurs in seagrass beds, macroalgae, coral rubble or around stands of gorgonians and soft coral, or on coral and rocky reefs to depths of 30 meters.
Cryptotomus roseus is uncommon.

Depth range: 0.5 meters to 35 meters, max.
60 meters.

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

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