WoRMS taxon details

Scarus psittacus Forsskål, 1775

219125  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219125)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]. [details]   
Note Type species of genus. . Has 10 synonyms <307>  
From other sources
Type species Type species of genus. . Has 10 synonyms <307> [details]
Description Inhabits reef flats and lagoon and seaward reefs to at least 25 m deep (Ref. 1602). Found over corals (Ref. 5213)....  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Scarus psittacus Forsskål, 1775. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219125 on 2022-10-01
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-17 06:27:10Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]. [details]   

original description  (of Scarus balinensis Bleeker, 1849) Bleeker, P. (1849). Bijdrage tot de kennis der ichthyologische fauna van het eiland Bali, met beschrijving van eenige nieuwe species. <em>Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen.</em> v. 22 [7]: 1-11. [details]   

original description  (of Scarus bataviensis Bleeker, 1857) Bleeker, P. (1857). Descriptiones specierum piscium javanensium novarum vel minus cognitarum diagnosticae. <em>Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië.</em> v. 13 (no. 2): 323-368. [details]   

original description  (of Pseudocarus oktodon Bleeker, 1861) Bleeker, P. (1861). Iets over de geslachten der Scaroïden en hunne Indisch-archipelagische soorten. <em>Verslagen en Mededeelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen. Afdeling Natuurkunde.</em> v. 12: 228-244. [details]   

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

additional source Randall, J. E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. <em>Immel Publishing.</em>  [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). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
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    Definitions

From other sources
Description 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]

Type species Type species of genus. . Has 10 synonyms <307> [details]
LanguageName 
English palenose parrotfishcommon parrotfish  [details]
Japanese オウムブダイ  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Callyodon erythacus P05974 illustration)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Callyodon erythacus RAD112725-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus brunneus RAD112729-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus brunneus RAD112729-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus galena RAD112719-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus galena RAD112727-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus gilberti P06111 illustration)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus gilberti RAD112696-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus psittacus RAD112720-001)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Scarus psittacus RAD112721-001)
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