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Sparisoma viride


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lexID:
4477 
Scientific:
Sparisoma viride 
German:
Stoplicht-Pagageienfisch, Grüner Papageifisch, Ampel-Papageifisch 
English:
Dark Green Parrotfish, Moontail, Parrot Chub, Redbelly, Stoplight Parrotfish 
Category:
Pesci pappagallo 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scaridae (Family) > Sparisoma (Genus) > viride (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bonnaterre, 1788 
Occurrence:
Trindade and Martim Vaz, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Haiti, Cuba, Panama, Guatemala, Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, Suriname, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Columbia, the Netherlands Antilles, Barbados, Anguilla, Antigua e Barbuda, Aruba, Atlantico occidentale, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brasile, Caraibi, Curacao, Dominica, Florida, Golfo del Messico, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Isole Cayman, Isole Turks e Caicos, Isole Vergini britanniche, Isole Vergini, Stati Uniti, Martinica, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Repubblica Dominicana, St. Kitts e Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent e Grenadines, Sudamerica, Trinidad e Tobago, USA 
Sea depth:
1 - 50 Meter 
Size:
38 cm - 64 cm 
Weight:
1,6 kg 
Temperature:
22°C - 26°C 
Food:
Alghe 
Tank:
~ 5000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Solo per acquariofili esperti 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
CITES:
not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-02-25 15:25:03 

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(Bonnaterre, 1788)
Inhabits coral reefs with clear water

Feeds upon algae covered rock and coral branches/mounds.

Young adults and females with scales outlined in darker gray; often bright red below. Super males green, with bright yellow spot at upper edge of gill cover, yellow bar at base of tail, curved orange-yellow mark on caudal fin rays
Best left in the wild

Reports of ciguatera poisoning exist.

Synonyms:
Scarus catesby Lacepede, 1802
Scarus coccineus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Scarus melanotis Bleeker, 1862
Scarus viridis Bonnaterre, 1788
Sparisoma albigaardi (Bloch, 1791)
Sparus aureoruber Lacepede, 1802
Sparus catesby Lacepede, 1802

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Scaridae (Family) > Sparisomatinae (Subfamily) > Sparisoma (Genus) > Sparisoma viride (Species)

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