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Black Parrotfish
Scarus niger Forsskål, 1775

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

Scientific synonyms

Callyodon niger (Forsskål, 1775)
Scarus chadri Lacépède, 1802
Pseudoscarus flavomarginatus Kner, 1865
Pseudoscarus godeffroyi Günther, 1909
Scarus limbatus Valenciennes, 1840
Callyodon lineolabiatus Fowler & Bean, 1928
Scarus lineolabiatus (Fowler & Bean, 1928)
Pseudoscarus madagascariensis Steindachner, 1887
Callyodon madagascariensis (Steindachner, 1887)
Scarus makaravar Montrouzier, 1857

Other names

= Dusky Parrotfish
= Parrot Fish

Least Concern

Images

Scarus niger - Black Parrotfish

Author: Ivo Antušek

Scarus niger - Black Parrotfish

Author: Petr Čech

Scarus niger - Black Parrotfish

Author: Petr Čech
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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5550]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/24136]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Scarus niger Forsskål, 1775]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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