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Cryptotomus roseus Bluelip parrotfish


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lexID:
9635 
AphiaID:
277118 
Scientific:
Cryptotomus roseus 
German:
Papageifisch 
English:
Bluelip Parrotfish 
Category:
Parrotfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Cryptotomus (Genus) > roseus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Cope, 1871 
Occurrence:
Suriname, Barbados, Guadeloupe, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Florida, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, The Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, USA, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
0 - 3060 Meter 
Size:
3.94" - 5.12" (10cm - 13cm) 
Temperature:
- (23,8°C - 27,5°C) 
Food:
Algae, Aquatic plant, Sea weed 
Difficulty:
Average 
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:
2017-05-05 09:36:23 

Husbandry

Cope, 1871

The Bluelip parrotfish occurs in seagrass beds, macroalgae, coral rubble or around stands of gorgonians and soft coral, or on coral and rocky reefs to depths of 30 meters.
Cryptotomus roseus is uncommon.

Depth range: 0.5 meters to 35 meters, max.
60 meters.

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

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