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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus niger Forsskål, 1775 
AphiaID: 219129

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 lineolabiatus Fowler & Bean, 1928
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallyodon madagascariensis (Steindachner, 1887)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallyodon maoricus Jordan & Seale, 1906
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallyodon niger (Forsskål, 1775)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallyodon nuchipunctatus (Valenciennes, 1840)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoscarus flavomarginatus Kner, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoscarus godeffroyi Günther, 1909
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoscarus madagascariensis Steindachner, 1887
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoscarus niger viridis Klunzinger, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus chadri Lacepède, 1802
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus limbatus Valenciennes, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus lineolabiatus (Fowler & Bean, 1928)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus makaravar Montrouzier, 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus nigar Forsskål, 1775 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus nuchipunctatus 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 editordusky 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]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (13 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (38 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 (24 nucleotides; 16 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Usually inhabits in reef flat and edge (Ref. 6113). Found over corals (Ref. 5213). Generally solitary (Ref. 1602). Feeds on algae (Ref. 6113). Males mantain small harems and pair spawn (Ref. 1602). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219129
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Scarus niger Forsskål, 1775. 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=219129 on 2014-09-23
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