Taxon profile


Batavian Parrotfish
Scarus psittacus 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 bataviensis (Bleeker, 1857)
Callyodon erythacus Jordan & Seale, 1906
Callyodon forsteri (Valenciennes, 1840)
Callyodon hornbosteli Fowler, 1925
Pseudocarus oktodon Bleeker, 1861
Pseudoscarus filholi Sauvage, 1880
Pseudoscarus forskalii Klunzinger, 1871
Pseudoscarus labiosus Macleay, 1883
Scarus balinensis Bleeker, 1849
Scarus bataviensis Bleeker, 1857

Other names

= Common Parrotfish
= Palenose Parrotfish
= Palenosed Parrot

Least Concern



Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/24143]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Scarus psittacus Forsskål, 1775]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5553]

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

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