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Scarus chameleon Chameleon parrotfish

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


Profilbild Urheber Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall, Hawaii

Copyright J.E. Randall, Foto aus Palau


Courtesy of the author Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall, Hawaii Please visit hbs.bishopmuseum.org for more information.

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lexID:
7479 
AphiaID:
276040 
Scientific:
Scarus chameleon 
German:
Pagageifisch 
English:
Chameleon Parrotfish 
Category:
Parrotfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > chameleon (Species) 
Initial determination:
Choat & Randall, 1986 
Occurrence:
Australia, Bali, China, Christmas Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Komodo (Komodo Island), Lord Howe Island, Maumere, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, The Bangai Archipelago, The Ryukyu Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Australia 
Sea depth:
3 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 15.75" (40 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, Coral polyps = corallivorous, Sea weed, Worms 
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 14:44:34 

Info

Choat & Randall, 1986

Best left in the wild!


Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarinae (Subfamily) > Scarus (Genus)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Reef Life Survey (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Reefcolors (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

Pictures

Juvenile

Foto aus Australia, Lizard Island
1

Male

Copyright Wolfram Sander, reefcolors.com
1
Copyright Wolfram Sander, reefcolors.com
1
Copyright J.E. Randall, Foto aus Palau
1

Female


Initial phase

Copyright J.E. Randall, Foto aus Australia, Lizard Island
1

Commonly


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