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.
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:
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Created: 2019-11-29 18:08:28
Last edit: 2019-11-30 11:36:29
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.
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