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Scarus viridifucatus Roundhead Parrotfish, Greenlip Parrotfish, Green-snout Parrotfish


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lexID:
3686 
AphiaID:
219119 
Scientific:
Scarus viridifucatus 
German:
Rundkopf-Papageifisch 
English:
Roundhead Parrotfish, Greenlip Parrotfish, Green-snout Parrotfish 
Category:
Parrotfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > viridifucatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Smith, ), 1956 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Bali, Christmas Islands, East Africa, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Somalia, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
1 - 15 Meter 
Size:
12.6" - 17.72" (32cm - 45cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 82.4 °F (23°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, Frozen Food (large sort) 
Tank:
1099.89 gal (~ 5000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-11-28 10:32:07 

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Found in shallow reefs, on flats and reef fronts or rocky shores of high islands, also on mixed algae rubble and rich coral patches.
Feeds on benthic algae Males recognized by the nearly all green snout from front of eyes

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