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Chlorurus sordidus

Chlorurus sordidusis commonly referred to as Bullethead Parrotfish, Burnt Parrotfish, Daisy Parrotfish, Green-finned Parrotfish, Green Parrotfish, Shabby Parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: 4 - Medelsvår. A aquarium size of at least 2500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Bo Davidsson, Schweden

Foto: Marsa Alam, Ägypten, 2013


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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:
Papegojfiskar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Chlorurus (Genus) > sordidus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forsskål, ), 1775 
Sea depth:
1 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 40cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 2500 Liter 
Difficulty:
4 - Medelsvår 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-12-11 17:47:15 

Info

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

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

Pictures

Juvenile

Chlorurus sordidus Juveni; Malediven, Eriyadu
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Male

Foto Süd Ari Atoll, Malediven, 2013
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Foto: Fidshi
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Foto:  Rotes Meer
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Female

Foto: Marsa Alam, Ägypten, 2013
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Initial phase


Commonly

Chlorurus sordidus - Kugelkopf Papageifisch  -Daisy parrotfish - November 2007 - Egypt - Red Sea - Safari - Canon PowerShot G7
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Chlorurus sordidus - Kugelkopf Papageifisch  -Daisy parrotfish - November 2007 - Egypt - Red Sea - Safari - Canon PowerShot G7
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