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Scarus fuscopurpureus  (Klunzinger, 1871)

Purple-brown parrotfish
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Scaridae (Parrotfishes) > Scarinae
Etymology: Scarus: Greek, skaros = a fish described by anciente writers as a parrot fish; 1601 (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica 2 - 20 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical, preferred ?

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea (Ref. 8883) and Somalia (Ref. 30573).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 38.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 8883)

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Occurs in shallow water, often over sand or weed bottoms with coral heads (Ref. 9710). Found in pairs or small groups (Ref. 9710).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Westneat, Mark | Collaboratori

Parenti, P. and J.E. Randall, 2000. An annotated checklist of the species of the labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae. Ichthyol. Bull. J.L.B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol. (68):1-97. (Ref. 35918)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Pesca: commerciale
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