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lexID: 6889 AphiaID: 276060 Scientific: Scarus schlegeli German: Papageifisch English: Yellowband Parrotfish, Schlegel's Parrotfish Category: Parrotfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > schlegeli (Species) Initial determination: (Bleeker, ), 1861 Occurrence: Abrolhos Archipelago, American Samoa, Australia, Christmas Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Lord Howe Island, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Rangiroa, Rapa, Samoa, Taiwan, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam Sea depth: 1 - 50 Meter Size: 11.81" - 15.75" (30cm - 40cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Aquatic plant, Crustaceans, Invertebrates, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton Tank: 659.94 gal (~ 3000L) Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2014-03-22 12:57:24
Last edit: 2020-08-01 16:56:03
This parrotfish lives in lagoons and seaward-reefs with corals and vertical reliefs.
Juvenile animals often live in groups or schools for reasons of protection, females are often found in mixed groups of fish, while adult males are more solitary and show a qualified territorial behavior.
Even snorkelers and swimmers can get quite near to this fish, because their depth range reach from very flat zones down to about 50 meters.
Synonym: Pseudoscarus schlegeli Bleeker, 1861
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarinae (Subfamily) > Scarus (Genus
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