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Scarus psittacus (Batavian parrotfish; Common parrotfish; Palenose parrotfish; Palenosed parrot; Rosy-cheek parrotfish; Parrotfish)

Synonyms:
Language: Afrikaans; Agutaynen; Bikol; Carolinian; Cebuano; Chavacano; Creole, French; Davawenyo; Fijian; French; Gela; Hawaiian; Hiligaynon; Ilokano; Japanese; Kuyunon; Malay; Mandarin Chinese; Other; Portuguese; Samoan; Surigaonon; Tagalog; Tahitian; Tuamotuan; Visayan; Waray-waray

Attributes

Maximum Longevity [1]  5 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Pulu Keeling National Park II 6469 Cocos (Keeling) Islands    

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Haemogregarina tetraodontis <Unverified Name>[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
Riga Zoo

Distribution

Agulhas Current; American Samoa; Arabian Sea; Australia; Calamianes Islands; Chagos Islands; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; Egypt; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Gulf of Aqaba; Hawaii (USA); India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: Red Sea south to Sodwana Bay, South Africa (Ref. 5490) and east to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to Shark Bay, Western Australia and Lord Howe Island.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Japan; Jordan; Kenya; Kimbe Bay; Kuroshio Current; Lingayen Gulf; Lord Howe Island; Maldives; Marquesas Islands; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Mozambique; New Caledonia; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast Australian Shelf; Northwest Australian Shelf; Oman; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Persian Gulf; Philippines; Polynesian Waters; Red Sea; Réunion; Samoa; Saudi Arabia; Seychelles; Somalia; South Africa; South China Sea; Spratly Islands; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Tahiti; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tonga; Tuamoto Islands; Tubbataha Reefs; Viet Nam; Yellow Sea; Yemen;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
2Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19