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Scarus vetula  Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Queen parrotfish
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ऐकटीनोप्टीरेजी (रेज़-फिन्नढ मछलियाँ) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Scaridae (Parrotfishes) > Scarinae
Etymology: Scarus: Greek, skaros = a fish described by anciente writers as a parrot fish; 1601 (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Bloch, Schneider.

पर्यावरण / जलवायु / सीमा पारिस्थितिकी

; समुद्री प्रवाल-भित्ति संयुक्त; गहराई सीमा 3 - 25 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical, preferred ?; 33°N - 8°N, 98°W - 59°W

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Western Central Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida (USA), and Bahamas to northern South America; throughout the Caribbean Sea.

आकार / वज़न / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 61.0 cm TL पुल्लिंग / अलिंग; (Ref. 7251); common length : 32.0 cm TL पुल्लिंग / अलिंग; (Ref. 3802)

Short description आकृति विज्ञान | मौरफोमैटरिक्स

पृष्ठीय रीढ़ (सम्पूर्ण): 9; पृष्ठीय सौफट रेज़ (सम्पूर्ण): 10; गुदा कांटा 3; ऐनल सौफट रेज़: 9. Young adults of both sexes dark gray overall, with broad white stripe slightly below mid-side. Super males have upper pectoral fin margin and upper and lower margins of tail dusky with submarginal band of brownish orange (Ref. 26938).

जीवविज्ञान     शब्द संग्रह (उदाहरणार्थ epibenthic)

Inhabits coral reefs and adjacent habitats. Feeds on algae scraped from rocks or dead coral. Sleeps in a mucus cocoon (Ref. 9710). Often seen in groups of one super male with several young adults, most of which are probably females (Ref. 26938). A protogynous hermaphrodite (Ref. 55367).

Life cycle and mating behavior परिपक्व अवधि | पुनरुत्पत्ति | मछलीऔ का अंडे देना | अंडे | Fecundity | लार्वा

Forms permanent harem groups composed of a single male and several smaller females (Ref. 55367). A monandric species (Ref. 55367). Length at sex change = 25.2 cm TL (Ref. 55367).

Main reference Upload your references | संदर्भ | संयोजक : Westneat, Mark | सहयोगीयो

Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 30911)




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