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Chlorurus troschelii Troschel's parrotfish


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lexID:
7733 
AphiaID:
277511 
Scientific:
Chlorurus troschelii 
German:
Troschel's Papageifisch 
English:
Troschel's Parrotfish 
Category:
Parrotfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Chlorurus (Genus) > troschelii (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bleeker, ), 1853 
Occurrence:
Bali, Indonesia, Java, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sumatra, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands 
Sea depth:
5 - 25 Meter 
Size:
up to 13.78" (35 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 77 °F (23°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Algae, Frozen Food (large sort) 
Tank:
989.9 gal (~ 4500L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
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:
2019-11-28 10:42:00 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Chlorurus troschelii are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Chlorurus troschelii, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Chlorurus troschelii, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Chlorurus troschelii (Bleeker, 1853)
Troschel's parrotfish

Inhabits clear shallow seaward reefs, in areas with high coral cover

Synonymised names:
Pseudoscarus rhoduropterus Bleeker, 1861
Pseudoscarus troscheli (Bleeker, 1853)
Scarus rhoduropterus (Bleeker, 1861)
Scarus troschelii Bleeker, 1853
Xanothon rhoduropterus (Bleeker, 1861)

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

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