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Calotomus viridescens

Calotomus viridescensis commonly referred to as Dotted Parrotfish, Viridescent Parrotfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: 4 - Medelsvår. A aquarium size of at least 1500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Christoph Bausch, Deutschland

Calotomus viridescens - Blattgrüner Papageifisch (Terminalphase)

Funddaten: Ägypten, Rotes Meer, Abu Dabab (Mangrove Bay) nördlich von Marsa Alam, 04.10.2012
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lexID:
3939 
AphiaID:
219077 
Scientific:
Calotomus viridescens 
German:
Grünscheckiger Papageifisch, Blattgrüner Papageifisch 
English:
Dotted Parrotfish, Viridescent Parrotfish 
Category:
Papegojfiskar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Calotomus (Genus) > viridescens (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Rüppell, ), 1835 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 21cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 1500 Liter 
Difficulty:
4 - Medelsvår 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-01-21 21:45:06 

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Viridescent parrotfish

Inhabits coral and rocky reefs and grass bed areas to depths of about 30 m. Occurs singly or in small groups. Feeds mainly on marine angiosperms and epiphytic algae.

Synonymised names
Callyodon viridescens (Rüppell, 1835)
Scarus viridescens Rüppell, 1835


External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens (multi). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Adult

Foto: Port Ghalib, Ägypten
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Juvenile

Copyright Richard Field, Foto: N.Jeddah, 1996, Rotes Meer
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Male


Terminal phase


Commonly

Copyright Richard Field, Foto: N.Jeddah, 1996, Rotes Meer
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© Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland
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