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Scarus chameleon Chameleon parrotfish


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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 

Husbandry

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)

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