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Name - Scarus psittacus Forsskal 1775

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Perciformes (Order)
Scaridae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • On the Red Sea parrotfishes of Forsskal, Scarus psittacus and S. ferrugineus.
  • The parrotfishes of the subfamily Scarinae of the western Indian Ocean with descriptions of three new species.
  • Siganus Forsskal, 1775 (Pisces, Siganidae): proposed validation under the plenary powers.
  • The taxonomic status of the controversial genera and species of parrotfishes with a descriptive list. (Family Scaridae).

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