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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus psittacus Forsskål, 1775 
AphiaID: 219125

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScaridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScarinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus Forsskål, 1775
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallyodon bataviensis (Bleeker, 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallyodon erythacus Jordan & Seale, 1906
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallyodon forsteri (Valenciennes, 1840)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallyodon hornbosteli Fowler, 1925
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocarus oktodon Bleeker, 1861
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoscarus filholi Sauvage, 1880
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoscarus forskalii Klunzinger, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoscarus labiosus MacLeay, 1883
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus balinensis Bleeker, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus bataviensis Bleeker, 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus brunneus Jenkins, 1901
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus forskalii (Klunzinger, 1871)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus forsteri Valenciennes, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus galena Jordan, 1925
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus gilberti Jenkins, 1901
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus hertit Valenciennes, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus jenkinsi Jordan & Evermann, 1903
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus oktodon (Bleeker, 1861)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus taeniurus Valenciennes, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus venosus Valenciennes, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanothon bataviensis (Bleeker, 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanothon carifanus Smith, 1956
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanothon oktodon (Bleeker, 1861)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanothon parvidens Smith, 1956
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanothon venosus (Valenciennes, 1840)
Sources  basis of record Smith, J.L.B. & M.M. Smith (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpalenose parrotfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon parrotfish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles (doubtful[details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus callyodoni Prabha & Pillai, 1986 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (32 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (56 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (188 nucleotides; 13 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits reef flats and lagoon and seaward reefs to at least 25 m deep (Ref. 1602). Found over corals (Ref. 5213). Initial-phase fish stage usually form small feeding schools (Ref. 2334). It secretes a mucus cocoon (Ref. 1602). Grazes on benthic algae (Ref. 3488). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species of genus. . Has 10 synonyms <307> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219125
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-06-17 06:27:10Z  changed  Fondo, Esther
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Scarus psittacus. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219125 on 2014-09-16
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