Scarus fuscopurpureus Purple-brown parrotfish
Scarus fuscopurpureusis commonly referred to as Purple-brown parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
- Scarus fuscopurpureus
- Purpur Brauner Papageienfisch
- Purple-brown Parrotfish
- Family tree:
- Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > fuscopurpureus (Species)
- Initial determination:
- (Klunzinger, ), 1871
- Djibouti, Kuwait, Eritrea, Sudan, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Bahrain, East Africa, Egypt, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Madagascar, Quatar, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen
- Sea depth:
- 2 - 20 Meter
- up to 14.96" (38 cm)
- 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C)
- Algae, Aquatic plant, Nori-Algae, Sea weed
- Not suitable for home aquaria!
- Not available as offspring
- Toxic hazard unknown
- Not evaluated
- Red List:
- Least concern (LC)
- Related species at
Catalog of Life:
- Meerwasser-Lexikon Team
- 2012-11-03 12:55:39
- 2019-11-21 21:57:03
Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea and Somalia.
Occurs in shallow water, often over sand or weed bottoms with coral heads. Found in pairs or small groups.
Synonym: Pseudoscarus forskalii fuscopurpureus (Klunzinger, 1871)
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