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Scarus ferrugineus Rusty parrotfish

Scarus ferrugineusis commonly referred to as Rusty parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4804 
AphiaID:
219121 
Scientific:
Scarus ferrugineus 
German:
Rostpapageifisch 
English:
Rusty Parrotfish 
Category:
Parrotfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > ferrugineus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Forsskål, 1775 
Occurrence:
Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Djibouti, Kuwait, Hong Kong, Bahrain, China, Egypt, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Jordan, Quatar, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Vietnam, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 60 Meter 
Size:
9.84" - 16.14" (25cm - 41cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, Nori-Algae 
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:
2019-11-12 16:15:41 

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Forsskål, 1775

Distribution:
Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.

Biology:
Inhabits protected coral slopes.
Individuals in the terminal phase form harems. Feeds mainly on benthic algae.

Synonymised taxa:
Pseudoscarus augustinus Kossmann & Räuber, 1877
Scarus aeruginosus Valenciennes, 1840
Scarus caerulescens Valenciennes, 1840
Scarus coerulescens Valenciennes, 1840
Scarus marshalli Schultz, 1958

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Female

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Scarus ferrugineus; Rotes Meer Marsa Alam
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Scarus ferrugineus; Rotes Meer Marsa Alam
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