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Chlorurus sordidus


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lexID:
2875 
AphiaID:
219082 
Scientific:
Chlorurus sordidus 
German:
Kugelkopf-Papageifisch 
English:
Bullethead Parrotfish, Burnt Parrotfish, Daisy Parrotfish, Green-finned Parrotfish, Green Parrotfish, Shabby Parrotfish 
Category:
Papegøyefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Chlorurus (Genus) > sordidus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forsskål, ), 1775 
Occurrence:
Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Réunion , Maumere, Gambier Islands, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Mozambique, Ogasawara Islands, Irak, Jordan, Komodo (Komodo Island), Somalia, Caroline Island, Eritrea, Niue, Raja Amat, Kiribati, Saudi Arabia, Lord Howe Island, Sudan, the Society Islands, Vietnam, Myanmar, Hong Kong, Iran, Quatar, Yemen, Kuwait, Austral Islands, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Tansania, Moorea, Northern Mariana Islands, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Djibouti, Mayotte, Amerikansk Samoa, Andaman, Australia, Bahrain, Banggai-øyene, Christmas Islands, Cook-Island, Det Indiske Hav, Egypt, Filippinene, Fransk Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Hawai, Indiske Hav, West, Indo-Pacific, Island , Japan, Johnston Atollen, Kenya, Kina, Malaysia, Maldivene, Marshalløyene, Mauritius, Mikronesia, Ny Caledonia, Palau, Papa Ny Guinea, Persiske gulf, Pitcairnøyene, Queensland, Rodrigues, Ryukyu Øyene, Rødehavet, Samoa, Seychellene, Sri Lanka, Syd-Afrika, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, Togian, Tonga, Tuamoto øyene, Vanuatu, Øst-Afrika 
Sea depth:
1 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 40cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Aquatic plant, Alger, Detrius, dyreplankton, virvelløse dyr 
Tank:
~ 2500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Vanskelig 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-02-09 17:31:22 

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One of the most widespread parrotfishes, but highly variable and some geographical forms that are probably subspecific. Inhabit both coral rich and open pavement areas of shallow reef flats and lagoon and seaward reefs. Juveniles found in coral rubble areas of reef flats and lagoons. Feed on benthic algae

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