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Scarus scaber Fivesaddle parrotfish

Scarus scaberis commonly referred to as Fivesaddle parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 6000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii

Foto: Malediven


Courtesy of the author Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii Please visit hbs.bishopmuseum.org for more information.

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lexID:
9045 
AphiaID:
219114 
Scientific:
Scarus scaber 
German:
Fünfsattel-Papageifisch 
English:
Fivesaddle Parrotfish 
Category:
Parrotfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > scaber (Species) 
Initial determination:
Valenciennes, 1840 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, (the) Maldives, China, East Africa, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Réunion , Somalia, South-Africa, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Vietnam, Western Indian Ocean, Zanzibar 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Size:
up to 14.57" (37 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Algae, Frozen Food (large sort) 
Tank:
1319.87 gal (~ 6000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-12-11 19:45:50 

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Scarus scaber Valenciennes, 1840
Fivesaddle parrotfish

Many thank to Jack Randall from Hawaii, for Pesmisson for the wonderful Picture.

For more Infos click to the Fishbase Link.
Inhabits shallow lagoon reefs, in areas with dense coral cover. Individuals in the initial phase form groups.
The fish feed on algae and coral branches/mounds in a depth of 20 meters, an ideal depth for divers.

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

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

Pictures

Juvenile


Male

Copyright Dr. J. E. Randall, Foto: Seychellen, Männchen
1
Copyright Jim Greenfield, Foto: Ellaidhoo, Malediven, März 2009
1

Female

Copyright Jim Greenfield, Foto: Ellaidhoo, Malediven, März 2009
1
Copyright Jim Greenfield, Foto: Ellaidhoo, Malediven, März 2009
1
Copyright Gianemilio Rusconi, Foto: Kùda giri-Ari North, Malediven, 18cm,  2015,
1

Initial phase

Foto: Malediven
1

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