WoRMS taxon details

Scarus coeruleus (Edwards, 1771)

159300  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159300)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Coryphaena coerulea Edwards, 1771) Catesby, M; Edwards, G. (1771). A catalogue of the animals and plants represented in Catesby's Natural History of Carolina. With the Linnean names. In: Edwards's (1771) edition of The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahamas Islands by Mark Catesby. Volume I: 100 pp., 100 pis; Volume II: 100 pp., 100 pis; appendix: 20 pp., 20 pis., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/52786043 [details]   
Distribution Western Atlantic: Maryland in the USA, Bermuda and Bahamas to Río de Janeiro, Brazil, including the West Indies; absent in...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Maryland in the USA, Bermuda and Bahamas to Río de Janeiro, Brazil, including the West Indies; absent in the northern Gulf of Mexico [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2023). FishBase. Scarus coeruleus (Edwards, 1771). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159300 on 2023-02-09
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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2008-02-28 13:41:07Z
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original description  (of Coryphaena coerulea Edwards, 1771) Catesby, M; Edwards, G. (1771). A catalogue of the animals and plants represented in Catesby's Natural History of Carolina. With the Linnean names. In: Edwards's (1771) edition of The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahamas Islands by Mark Catesby. Volume I: 100 pp., 100 pis; Volume II: 100 pp., 100 pis; appendix: 20 pp., 20 pis., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/52786043 [details]   

original description  (of Scarus loro Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Bloch, M.E.; Schneider, J.G. (1801). M.E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. <em>Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Auctoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum.</em> Pp i-lx + 1-584, Pls. 1-110., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/5750#/summary
page(s): 288 [details]   

original description  (of Coryphaena coerulea Bloch, 1786) Bloch, M. E. (1786). Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische. <em>Berlin.</em> v. 2: i-viii + 1-160, Pls. 145-180.
page(s): 148, Pl. 176 [details]   

original description  (of Sparus holocyaneos Lacepède, 1802) Lacepède, B.G.E. (1802). Histoire naturelle des poissons: IV. <em>chez Plassan: Paris, France.</em> v. 4: i-xliv + 1-728, Pl. 1-16., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6705733
page(s): 45, 141 [details]   

original description  (of Scarus trilobatus Lacepède, 1802) Lacepède, B.G.E. (1802). Histoire naturelle des poissons: IV. <em>chez Plassan: Paris, France.</em> v. 4: i-xliv + 1-728, Pl. 1-16., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6705733
page(s): 5, 21 [details]   

original description  (of Calliodon gibbosus Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Bloch, M.E.; Schneider, J.G. (1801). M.E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. <em>Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Auctoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum.</em> Pp i-lx + 1-584, Pls. 1-110., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/5750#/summary
page(s): 313 [details]   

basis of record Robins, C. R.; Ray, G. C.; Douglass, J.; Freund, R. (1986). A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. <em>Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston.</em> 1-354. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
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Distribution Western Atlantic: Maryland in the USA, Bermuda and Bahamas to Río de Janeiro, Brazil, including the West Indies; absent in the northern Gulf of Mexico [details]

Habitat benthic [details]
LanguageName 
English blue parrotfish  [details]
Spanish loro azul  [details]
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