Spot fin parrotfish
Scarus maculipinnais commonly referred to as Spot fin 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: 9232 AphiaID: 398574 Scientific: Scarus maculipinna German: Papageifisch English: Spot Fin Parrotfish Category: Parrotfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > maculipinna (Species) Initial determination: Westneat, Satapoomin & Randall, 2007 Occurrence: Indonesia, Java, Myanmar, Sumatra, Thailand, the Andaman Sea Sea depth: 3 - 15 Meter Size: up to 7.48" (19 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Algae, Aquatic plant 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: Data deficient (DD) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2016-01-28 18:29:55
Last edit: 2016-01-28 18:29:55
Westneat, Satapoomin & Randall, 2007
The Spot fin parrotfish occurs in shallow water on coral reefs with high coral cover; primarily on reef crest and slope habitats in a depth range from 3 - 15 meters.
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 maculipinna (Species)
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