Taxon profile


Blue Kwab
Scarus coeruleus (Edwards, 1771)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Scaridae - parrotfishes »  genus Scarus

Scientific synonyms

Calliodon gibbosus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Coryphaena coerulea Bloch, 1786
Scarus coeruleus (Bloch, 1786)
Scarus coerulus (Bloch, 1786)
Scarus loro Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Scarus nuchalis Poey, 1860
Scarus obtusus Poey, 1860
Scarus trilobatus Lacépède, 1802
Sparus holocyaneos Lacépède, 1802

Other names

= Blue Parrot
= Blue Parrotfish
= Blueman

Least Concern
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/24110]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Scarus coeruleus (Bloch, 1786)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1153]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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