Scarus hoefleriis commonly referred to as Guinean parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 4787 AphiaID: 276050 Scientific: Scarus hoefleri German: Papageifisch English: Guinean Parrotfish Category: Parrotfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > hoefleri (Species) Initial determination: (Steindachner, ), 1881 Occurrence: , Benin , Gambia , Ghana Angola, Cameroon, Congo, East-Atlantic Ocean, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Mauritania, Nigeria, São Tomé e Principé, Senegal, Sierra Leone, the Cape Verde Archipelago, The Gulf of Guinea, the Ivory Coast, Togo, West Africa Sea depth: 1 - 15 Meter Size: 15.75" - 23.62" (40cm - 60cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Algae Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 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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Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Congo.
Inhabits rocky coastal areas.
A herbivorous species with specialized pharyngeal bones and muscles.
Occurs in shallow water.
Callyodon hoefleri (Steindachneri, 1881)
Pseudoscarus hoefleri Steindachner, 1881
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