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Scarus oviceps


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lexID:
7511 
AphiaID:
219111 
Scientific:
Scarus oviceps 
German:
Papageifisch 
English:
Dark Capped Parrotfish 
Category:
Poissons-Perroquet 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > oviceps (Species) 
Initial determination:
Valenciennes, 1840 
Occurrence:
Northern Mariana Islands, French Guiana, Tuamoto Islands, Niue, Wake Atoll, Kiribati, Australie, barrière de récif, Chine, île de Guam, île Maurice, îles Christmas, îles de Cook, îles Marschall, îles Salomon, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Japon, Malaisie, Micronésie, Nouvelle Calédonie, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Samoa, Samoa américaines, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tonga, Vietnam 
Size:
bis zu 35cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Food:
algues, nourriture congelée (grande taille), polypes coralliens 
Tank:
~ 2500 Liter 
Difficulty:
pas pour les débutants 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
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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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  2. WoRMS

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