Indian ocean steephead parrotfish
Chlorurus strongylocephalusis commonly referred to as Indian ocean steephead parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 10000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 3097 AphiaID: 219086 Scientific: Chlorurus strongylocephalus German: Indischer-Buckelkopf Papageifisch English: Indian Ocean Steephead Parrotfish Category: Parrotfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Chlorurus (Genus) > strongylocephalus (Species) Initial determination: (Bleeker, ), 1855 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, Bali, Christmas Islands, East Africa, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Java, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Réunion , Sumatra, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Yemen, Zanzibar Sea depth: 2 - 35 Meter Size: up to 27.56" (70 cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) Food: Algae, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort) Tank: 2199.78 gal (~ 10000L) 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: 2010-04-17 14:22:51
Last edit: 2020-12-11 17:53:58
Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs. Juveniles usually solitary; adults may form schools. Feeds on algae, and inhabits on reef edge.
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