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Chlorurus japanensis Palecheek Parrotfish, Japanese Parrotfish, Pale Bullethead Parrotfish, Red-tailed Parrotfish, Yellow-blotched Parrotfish


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lexID:
10754 
AphiaID:
219081 
Scientific:
Chlorurus japanensis 
German:
Papageifisch 
English:
Palecheek Parrotfish, Japanese Parrotfish, Pale Bullethead Parrotfish, Red-tailed Parrotfish, Yellow-blotched Parrotfish 
Category:
Parrotfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Chlorurus (Genus) > japanensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch, ), 1789 
Occurrence:
American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Lombok, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Spratly Islands, Taiwan, The Ryukyu Islands, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Size:
up to 12.2" (31 cm) 
Weight:
0,7 kg 
Temperature:
- (°C - 28,4°C) 
Food:
Algae, Aquatic plant, Sea weed 
Difficulty:
Fish-only aquariums 
Offspring:
None 
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:
2017-05-25 12:17:26 

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(Bloch, 1789)

Synonyme:
Callyodon abacurus Jordan & Seale, 1906
Callyodon blochi (Valenciennes, 1840)
Callyodon japanensis (Bloch, 1789)
Callyodon pyrrhurus Jordan & Seale, 1906
Chlorurus japonensis (Bloch, 1789)
Chlorurus pyrrhurus (Jordan & Seale, 1906)
Scarus blochii Valenciennes, 1840
Scarus japanensis Bloch, 1789
Scarus pyrrhurus (Jordan & Seale, 1906)
Scarus viridis Bloch, 1790

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

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