WoRMS taxon details

Scarus scaber Valenciennes, 1840

219114  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219114)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Common in shallow water (Ref. 3488). Marked sexual dimorphism. Feeds on algae by incessant grazing in coral reefs (Ref. 5503).  
Description Common in shallow water (Ref. 3488). Marked sexual dimorphism. Feeds on algae by incessant grazing in coral reefs (Ref. 5503). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Scarus scaber Valenciennes, 1840. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219114 on 2018-11-18
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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

From other sources
Description Common in shallow water (Ref. 3488). Marked sexual dimorphism. Feeds on algae by incessant grazing in coral reefs (Ref. 5503). [details]

Remark In Cuvier & Valenciennes. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English five-saddle parrotfish  [details]