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Chlorurus capistratoides Indian parrotfish; Pink-margined Parrotfish


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lexID:
12600 
AphiaID:
219080 
Scientific:
Chlorurus capistratoides 
German:
Indischer Papageifisch 
English:
Indian Parrotfish; Pink-margined Parrotfish 
Category:
Parrotfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Chlorurus (Genus) > capistratoides (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1847 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Bali, Brunei Darussalam, Central Pazific, Christmas Islands, East Africa, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Java, Kenya, Maumere, Mauritius, Moluccas, Myanmar, Philippines, Réunion , Rodriguez, Sri Lanka, Sulu Sea , Sumatra, Tansania, Thailand, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Western Indian Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
5 - 15 Meter 
Size:
up to 15.75" (40 cm) 
Temperature:
- (27,6°C - 30,5°C) 
Food:
Algae, Herbivorous 
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:
2019-11-30 11:36:29 

Husbandry

Chlorurus capistratoides lives generally solitary or in small groups.
The Indian parrotfish or Pink-margined Parrotfish inhabits reef flats to outer reef slopes from sheltered to moderately exposed environments.

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