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Chlorurus sordidus


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lexID:
2875 
Scientific:
Chlorurus sordidus 
German:
Kugelkopf-Papageifisch 
English:
Bullethead Parrotfish, Burnt Parrotfish, Daisy Parrotfish, Green-finned Parrotfish, Green Parrotfish, Shabby Parrotfish 
Category:
Poissons-Perroquet 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Chlorurus (Genus) > sordidus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Forsskål, 1775 
Occurrence:
Tuamoto Islands, Eritrea, Niue, Raja Amat, Kiribati, Sudan, Lord Howe Island, Myanmar, the Society Islands, Hong Kong, Iran, Yemen, Quatar, Austral Islands, Kuwait, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Moorea, Northern Mariana Islands, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Mayotte, Djibouti, Maumere, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Mozambique, Gambier Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Irak, Jordan, Komodo (Komodo Island), Caroline Island, Afrique de l'Est, Afrique du Sud, Arabie-saudite, atoll de Johnston, Australie, Bahreïn, barrière de récif, British Indian Ocean Territory, Chine, Egypte, golfe persique, groupe Pitcairn, Hawaii, île de Guam, île Maurice, Îles Banggai, îles Christmas, îles de Cook, îles Marschall, îles Ryuku, Inde, indo pacifique, Islande, Japon, Kenya, La Réunion, Malaisie, Maldives, Mer d'Adaman, Mer Rouge, Micronésie, Nouvelle Calédonie, Océan Indien, Oman, Ouest de l'Océan Indien, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Polynésie Française, Queensland, Rodriguez, Samoa, Samoa américaines, Seychelles, Somalie, Sri Lanka, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tansanie, Thaïlande, Togian, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
1 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 40cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Aquatic plant, Detritus, algues, Invertébrés, le zooplancton 
Tank:
~ 2500 Liter 
Difficulty:
pas pour les débutants 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-02-09 17:31:22 

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One of the most widespread parrotfishes, but highly variable and some geographical forms that are probably subspecific. Inhabit both coral rich and open pavement areas of shallow reef flats and lagoon and seaward reefs. Juveniles found in coral rubble areas of reef flats and lagoons. Feed on benthic algae

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