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Scarus tricolor Three-colour Parrotfish, Tricolour Parrotfis


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lexID:
3677 
AphiaID:
219098 
Scientific:
Scarus tricolor 
German:
Dreifarben Papageifisch 
English:
Three-colour Parrotfish, Tricolour Parrotfis 
Category:
Parrotfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > tricolor (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bleeker, 1847 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, East Africa, French Polynesia, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nauru, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Samoa, South-Africa, Sumatra, Tansania, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Timor, Togean Islands, Tonga, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
10 - 40 Meter 
Size:
6.69" - 10.63" (17cm - 27cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Algae, Frozen Food (large sort) 
Tank:
659.94 gal (~ 3000L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
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:
2011-05-08 10:43:45 

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Classification
Actinopterygii |Perciformes |Scaridae |Scarinae


Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs, in areas with dense coral growth up to at least 25 m.
Usually solitary, sometimes in groups. Feeds on benthic algae.

Synonyms:
Callyodon elerae Jordan & Seale, 1907
Callyodon latifasciatus Seale & Bean, 1907
Callyodon mus Smith, 1956
Callyodon tricolor (Bleeker, 1847)
Callyodon urbanus Smith, 1959
Callyodon viridibusius Fowler & Bean, 1928

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 tricolor (Species)

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  1. FishBase (multi)

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