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Scarus rubroviolaceus (Redlipped parrot; Redlip parrotfish; Parrotfish; Half and half parrotfish; Half & half parrotfish; Ember parrotfish; Black-veined red parrotfish; Blackvein parrotfish; Bicolor parrotfish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The ember parrotfish (Scarus rubroviolaceus) is a species of parrotfish native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is also known as the bicolor parrotfish and the redlip parrotfish.
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Maximum Longevity [1]  20 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  
Christmas Island National Park II 21698 Christmas Island, Australia
Pulu Keeling National Park II 6469 Cocos (Keeling) Islands    


Prey / Diet

Pocillopora damicornis (Brush coral)[2]
Pocillopora elegans (Cauliflower coral)[2]
Pocillopora grandis (Coral)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap


External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
2Food-Web Structure and Dynamics of Eastern Tropical Pacific Coral Reefs: Panamá and Galápagos Islands, Peter W. Glynn, Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs, eds. Tim R. McClanahan & George M. Branch, p. 185-208 (2008)
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0