WoRMS taxon details

Cetoscarus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829)

219078  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219078)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs in clear lagoon and seaward reefs at depths of 1 to at least 30 m (Ref. 1602). Usually solitary; adult males...  
Description Occurs in clear lagoon and seaward reefs at depths of 1 to at least 30 m (Ref. 1602). Usually solitary; adult males territorial and haremic. Benthic grazer of algae (Ref. 3488). Caught with nets and other types of artisanal gear. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Cetoscarus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219078 on 2018-11-13
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M. (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Occurs in clear lagoon and seaward reefs at depths of 1 to at least 30 m (Ref. 1602). Usually solitary; adult males territorial and haremic. Benthic grazer of algae (Ref. 3488). Caught with nets and other types of artisanal gear. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English bicolour parrotfish  [details]
Japanese イロブダイ  [details]