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Cetoscarus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829)

Bicolour parrotfish

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Andaman Indo-Pacific: including the Red Sea.
Andaman Red Sea
Synonyms
Scarus bicolor  Rüppell, 1829
Bolbometopon bicolor  (Rüppell, 1829)
Chlorurus bicolor  (Rüppell, 1829)
Cetoscarus bicolour  (Rüppell, 1829)
Scarus pulchellus  Rüppell, 1835
Callyodon pulchellus  (Rüppell, 1835)
Cetoscarus pulchellus  (Rüppell, 1835)
Chlorurus pulchellus  (Rüppell, 1835)
Pseudoscarus nigripinnis  Günther, 1867
Type specimen
Cetoscarus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829) bicolor, Scarus Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1829:82, Pl. 21 (fig. 3) [Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Africa. Fische des Rothen Meeres; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea. Holotype: SMF 2700 (dry). Synonym: Cetoscarus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829), Scarus bicolor Rüppell, 1829, Bolbometopon bicolor (Rüppell, 1829), Chlorurus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829), Cetoscarus bicolour (Rüppell, 1829), Scarus pulchellus Rüppell, 1835, Callyodon pulchellus (Rüppell, 1835), Cetoscarus pulchellus (Rüppell, 1835), Chlorurus pulchellus (Rüppell, 1835), Pseudoscarus nigripinnis Günther, 1867 Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: Andaman, Indo-Pacific: including the Red Sea. Habitat: Marine IUCN status: Least Concern (LC)  More...
Biology
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