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Scarus scaber


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lexID:
9045 
Scientific:
Scarus scaber 
German:
Fünfsattel-Papageifisch 
English:
Fivesaddle parrotfish 
Category:
Poissons-Perroquet 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > scaber (Species) 
Initial determination:
Valenciennes, 1840 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Myanmar, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Mozambique, Afrique de l'Est, Afrique du Sud, Chine, île Maurice, Inde, Indonésie, Kenya, La Réunion, Maldives, Mer d'Adaman, Océan Indien, Oman, Ouest de l'Océan Indien, Seychelles, Somalie, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansanie, Thaïlande, Vietnam 
Size:
bis zu 37cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Food:
algues, nourriture congelée (grande taille) 
Tank:
~ 6000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-12-17 08:06:15 

Husbandry

Scarus scaber Valenciennes, 1840
Fivesaddle parrotfish

Many thank to Jack Randall from Hawaii, for Pesmisson for the wonderful Picture.

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Inhabits shallow lagoon reefs, in areas with dense coral cover. Individuals in the initial phase form groups.
The fish feed on algae and coral branches/mounds in a depth of 20 meters, an ideal depth for divers.

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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