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Scarus maculipinna Spot fin parrotfish


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lexID:
9232 
AphiaID:
398574 
Scientific:
Scarus maculipinna 
German:
Papageifisch 
English:
Spot Fin Parrotfish 
Category:
Parrotfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > maculipinna (Species) 
Initial determination:
Westneat, Satapoomin & Randall, 2007 
Occurrence:
Indonesia, Java, Myanmar, Sumatra, Thailand, the Andaman Sea 
Sea depth:
3 - 15 Meter 
Size:
up to 7.48" (19 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Algae, Aquatic plant 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
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Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-01-28 18:29:55 

Husbandry

Westneat, Satapoomin & Randall, 2007

The Spot fin parrotfish occurs in shallow water on coral reefs with high coral cover; primarily on reef crest and slope habitats in a depth range from 3 - 15 meters.

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

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