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Scarus ovifrons  Temminck & Schlegel, 1846

Knobsnout parrotfish
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > 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: Temminck, Schlegel.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade.   Subtropical, preferred ?

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Northwest Pacific: Japan (Ref. 559) and Taiwan (Ref. 43542).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 78.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9710)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits rocky areas of coastal waters. Found in small groups (Ref. 9710).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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

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Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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