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Chlorurus perspicillatus


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lexID:
7599 
Scientific:
Chlorurus perspicillatus 
German:
Papageifisch 
English:
Spectacled parrotfish 
Category:
Poissons-Perroquet 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Chlorurus (Genus) > perspicillatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Steindachner, ), 1879 
Occurrence:
Midway Islands, atoll de Johnston, Hawaii 
Size:
bis zu 61cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
algues, polypes coralliens 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-10-07 22:46:16 

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(Steindachner, 1879)

This parrotfish is safe to keep with soft corals, but not with stony corals.

Please have also look to the IUCN Red List from 2012, the species is heavily fished.

Best left in the wild

Synonyms:
Scarus ahula Jenkins, 1899
Scarus perspicillatus Steindachner, 1879

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

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