Three-colour Parrotfish, Tricolour Parrotfis
Scarus tricoloris commonly referred to as Three-colour Parrotfish, Tricolour Parrotfis. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 3000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 3677 AphiaID: 219098 Scientific: Scarus tricolor German: Dreifarben Papageifisch English: Three-colour Parrotfish, Tricolour Parrotfis Category: Parrotfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > tricolor (Species) Initial determination: Bleeker, 1847 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, East Africa, French Polynesia, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nauru, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Samoa, South-Africa, Sumatra, Tansania, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Timor, Togean Islands, Tonga, Vietnam Sea depth: 10 - 40 Meter Size: 6.69" - 10.63" (17cm - 27cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) Food: Algae, Frozen Food (large sort) Tank: 659.94 gal (~ 3000L) Difficulty: Not for beginners 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: 2011-05-08 10:43:45
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Actinopterygii |Perciformes |Scaridae |Scarinae
Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs, in areas with dense coral growth up to at least 25 m.
Usually solitary, sometimes in groups. Feeds on benthic algae.
Callyodon elerae Jordan & Seale, 1907
Callyodon latifasciatus Seale & Bean, 1907
Callyodon mus Smith, 1956
Callyodon tricolor (Bleeker, 1847)
Callyodon urbanus Smith, 1959
Callyodon viridibusius Fowler & Bean, 1928
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarinae (Subfamily) > Scarus (Genus) > Scarus tricolor (Species)
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