Sparisoma frondosumis commonly referred to as Sparisoma frondosum. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 3512 AphiaID: 273775 Scientific: Sparisoma frondosum German: Agassiz-Papageifisch English: Sparisoma Frondosum Category: Parrotfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Sparisoma (Genus) > frondosum (Species) Initial determination: (Agassiz, ), 1831 Occurrence: Sint Eustatius and Saba, Aruba, Brazil, Curacao, Grenada, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela Sea depth: 5 - 45 Meter Size: up to 13.78" (35 cm) Temperature: 77 °F - 82.4 °F (25°C - 28°C) Food: Coral polyps = corallivorous, Food specialist Tank: 109.99 gal (~ 500L) Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Data deficient (DD) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2011-01-09 02:16:35
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Sparisoma frondosum, also known as the Agassiz's parrotfish, inhabit theSouthwest Atlantic and is endemic to Brazil and its oceanic islands including St. Paul's Rocks in the eastern central Atlantic. The Agassiz's parrotfish inhabits coral, algal and rocky reefs and seagrass beds.
Species: Sparisoma frondosum
Synonym: Scarus frondosus Agassiz, 1831
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Scaridae (Family) > Sparisomatinae (Subfamily) > Sparisoma (Genus) > Sparisoma frondosum (Species)
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