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Scarus xanthopleura


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lexID:
3422 
Scientific:
Scarus xanthopleura 
German:
Roter Papageienfisch 
English:
red parrotfish 
Category:
Рыбы - Попугай 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Scarus (Genus) > xanthopleura (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bleeker, 1853 
Occurrence:
Западный тихий океан, Индонезия, Маршалловы острова, Палау 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Водороси, Кораллы (Полипы) 
Difficulty:
Экспертное Животное!! 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-12-08 17:26:35 

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Scarus xanthopleura, also known as red parrotfish and bluechin parrotfish, is found in the Western Pacific: Ryukyu, Sulawesi, Palau and Marshall Islands. Also found in Indonesia, Scarus xanthopleura is easily identified by his overall red colour. It lacks the dorsal filament of Scarus altipinnis and uniformly green cheek patch of Scarus prasiognathos, which are otherwise similar.

The bluechin parrotfish is rare, uncommon inhabitant of clear lagoon and seaward reefs, usually seen along drop-offs solitary or a small groups of 1 male with 1 or 2 females.


Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Scaridae
Genus: Scarus
Species: Scarus xanthopleura


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