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Scarus perrico (perrico; Bumphead parrotfish)

Synonyms: Callyodon microps; Pseudoscarus perrico; Scarops perrico; Scarus dubius; Scarus hildebrandi
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  


Prey / Diet

Pocillopora damicornis (Brush coral)[1]
Pocillopora elegans (Cauliflower coral)[1]
Pocillopora grandis (Coral)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap



Parasitized by 
Neobenedenia adenea[2]
Neobenedenia melleni[2]
Schikhobalotrema sparisomae[2]

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Food-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)
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0