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Sparisoma amplum  (Ranzani, 1841)

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Sparisoma amplum
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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Scaridae (Parrotfishes) > Sparisomatinae
Etymology: Sparisoma: Latin, sparus = a fish with a golden head + Greek, soma = body (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica 1 - 30 m (Ref. 40827).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Southwest Atlantic: endemic to Brazil and its oceanic islands.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 39.0 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 40827)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Similar to S. viride but distinguished by the distinctive color pattern of the TP specimens; S. amplum is without yellow area on caudal peduncle ('stoplight') and without yellow spot at the angle of opercle (Ref. 40827).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Occurs in oceanic islands, dwelling mainly in shallow and turbulent areas on coral, algal and rocky reefs. Occurs in smaller groups in deeper habitats (Ref. 40827).

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

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Moura, R.L., J.L. de Figueiredo and I. Sazima, 2001. A new parrotfish (Scaridae) from Brazil, and revalidation of Sparisoma amplum (Ranzani, 1842), Sparisoma frondosum (Agassiz, 1831), Sparisoma axillare (Steindachner, 1878) and Scarus trispinosus Valenciennes, 1840. Bull. Mar. Sci. 68(3):505-524. (Ref. 40827)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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