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Chlorurus capistratoides Indian parrotfish; Pink-margined Parrotfish

Chlorurus capistratoidesis commonly referred to as Indian parrotfish; Pink-margined Parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii

Foto: Bali, Indonesien

26,5cm
Courtesy of the author Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii . Please visit hbs.bishopmuseum.org for more information.

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lexID:
12600 
AphiaID:
219080 
Scientific:
Chlorurus capistratoides 
German:
Indischer Papageifisch 
English:
Indian Parrotfish; Pink-margined Parrotfish 
Category:
Parrotfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Chlorurus (Genus) > capistratoides (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1847 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Bali, Brunei Darussalam, Central Pazific, Christmas Islands, East Africa, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Java, Kenya, Maumere, Mauritius, Moluccas, Myanmar, Philippines, Réunion , Rodriguez, Sri Lanka, Sulu Sea , Sumatra, Tansania, Thailand, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Western Indian Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
5 - 15 Meter 
Size:
up to 15.75" (40 cm) 
Temperature:
27,6 °F - 30,5 °F (27,6°C - 30,5°C) 
Food:
Algae, Herbivorous 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-11-30 11:36:29 

Info

Chlorurus capistratoides lives generally solitary or in small groups.
The Indian parrotfish or Pink-margined Parrotfish inhabits reef flats to outer reef slopes from sheltered to moderately exposed environments.

External links

  1. A Phylogenetic Study of the Parrotfishes Family Scaridae (Pisces: Labroidei), with a Revision of Genera (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Fishes of Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. Reef Life Survey (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  6. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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