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genus

Chlorurus Swainson, 1839

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 18

species Chlorurus atrilunula (Randall & Bruce, 1983) - Bluemoon Parrotfish
species Chlorurus bleekeri (de Beaufort, 1940) - Bleeker's Parrotfish

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species Chlorurus bowersi (Snyder, 1909) - Bower's Parrotfish
species Chlorurus capistratoides (Bleeker, 1847) - Pink-margined Parrotfish
species Chlorurus cyanescens (Valenciennes, 1840) - Blue Humphead Parrotfish
species Chlorurus enneacanthus (Lacépède, 1802) - Captain Parrotfish

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species Chlorurus frontalis (Valenciennes, 1840) - Reefcrest Parrotfish
species Chlorurus genazonatus (Randall & Bruce, 1983) - Purplestreak Parrotfish
species Chlorurus gibbus (Rüppell, 1829) - Heavybeak Parrotfish

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species Chlorurus japanensis (Bloch, 1789) - Japanese Parrotfish
species Chlorurus microrhinos (Bleeker, 1854) - Blunt-head Parrotfish

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species Chlorurus oedema (Snyder, 1909) - Knothead Parrotfish
species Chlorurus perspicillatus (Steindachner, 1879)
species Chlorurus rhakoura Randall & Anderson, 1997
species Chlorurus sordidus (Forsskål, 1775) - Daisy Parrotfish

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species Chlorurus spilurus (Valenciennes, 1840)
species Chlorurus strongylocephalus (Bleeker, 1854) - Indian Ocean Steephead Parrotfish
species Chlorurus troschelii (Bleeker, 1853) - Troschel's Parrotfish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/2096]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Chlorurus Swainson, 1839]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1284225]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Chlorurus Swainson, 1839]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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