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Chlorurus perspicillatus Spectacled parrotfish

Chlorurus perspicillatusis commonly referred to as Spectacled parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7599 
AphiaID:
277509 
Scientific:
Chlorurus perspicillatus 
German:
Papageifisch 
English:
Spectacled Parrotfish 
Category:
Parrotfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Chlorurus (Genus) > perspicillatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Steindachner, ), 1879 
Occurrence:
Hawaii, Johnston Atoll, Midway Islands 
Size:
up to 24.02" (61 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, Coral polyps = corallivorous 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-10-07 22:46:16 

Info

(Steindachner, 1879)

This parrotfish is safe to keep with soft corals, but not with stony corals.

Please have also look to the IUCN Red List from 2012, the species is heavily fished.

Best left in the wild

Synonyms:
Scarus ahula Jenkins, 1899
Scarus perspicillatus Steindachner, 1879

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarinae (Subfamily) > Chlorurus (Genus)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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