Taxon profile


Forsten Parrotfish
Scarus forsteni (Bleeker, 1861)

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

Scientific synonyms

Pseudoscarus forsteni Bleeker, 1861
Callyodon forsteni (Bleeker, 1861)
Scarus forsteri (Bleeker, 1861)
Callyodon laxtoni Whitley, 1948
Scarus tricolor (non Randall & Choat, 1980)

Other names

= Forsten's Parrotfish
= Rainbow Parrotfish
= Tricolor Parrotfish

Least Concern


Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5545]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/24120]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Scarus forsteni (Bleeker, 1861)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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