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Scarus arabicus

(Steindachner 1902)

Scarus arabicus was originally described as Pseudoscarus arabicus by Steindachner in 1902. It belongs to the family Scaridae. It is commonly known as Arabian parrotfish and is known in France as Perroquet arabe, in Micronesia, Federated States as Arabian parrotfish, in Spain as Loro de Arabia, in United Kingdom as Arabian parrotfish. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Indian Ocean.
Species   arabicus
AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
AuthorNI   Steindachner
Qualification   ---
Year   1902
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Labriformes Labriformes
Family   Scaridae
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Genus   Scarus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Labriformes
Family   Scaridae
Genus   Scarus
Original Name   Pseudoscarus        
Taxon Name   arabicus
Original Combination   Pseudoscarus arabicus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pseudoscarus arabicus
OriginalSubGenus   Pseudoscarus
Original Author   Steindachner
Original AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1902
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Makalla, south-central coast of Arabia.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   NMW 72746
Page   318

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Scarus arabicus
Current Species   arabicus
Current Genus   Scarus
Current AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Steindachner
Current Year   1902
Current Family   Scaridae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Salt water
Distribution   Western Indian Ocean.

Current Summary   Valid as Scarus arabicus  (Steindachner 1902). Scaridae: Scarinae.
Name History   • Valid as Scarus arabicus  (Steindachner 1902) -- (Randall & Bruce 1983:9 [ref. 5412], Bellwood 1994:67 [ref. 19116], Randall 1995:295 [ref. 22896], Parenti & Randall 2000:55 [ref. 24943], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S115 [ref. 27377]).

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abacurus Scarus abacurus (Jordan [D. S.] & Seale [A.] 1906)Synonym
acroptilus Scarus acroptilus Richardson [J.] 1846Synonym
acutus Scarus acutus Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
aeruginosus Scarus aeruginosus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
africanus Scarus africanus (Smith [J. L. B.] 1955)Synonym
ahula Scarus ahula Jenkins [O. P.] 1901Synonym
albipunctatus Scarus albipunctatus (Seale [A.] 1910)Synonym
alternans Scarus alternans Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
altipinnis Scarus altipinnis (Steindachner [F.] 1879)Valid
amplus Scarus amplus Ranzani [C.] 1841Synonym
apridentatus Scarus apridentatus (Smith [J. L. B.] 1956)Synonym
aracanga Scarus aracanga Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
arcuatus Scarus arcuatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
atomarius Scarus atomarius Poey [F.] 1861Synonym
atrilunula Scarus atrilunula Randall [J. E.] & Bruce [R. W.] 1983Synonym
atropectoralis Scarus atropectoralis Schultz [L. P.] 1958Synonym
augustinus Scarus augustinus (Kossmann [R.] & Räuber [H.] 1877)Synonym
auritus Scarus auritus Valenciennes [A.] (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
aurofrenatus Scarus aurofrenatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
australianus Scarus australianus Paradice [W. E. J.] in Paradice & Whitley 1927Synonym
axillaris Scarus (Scarus) axillaris Steindachner [F.] 1878Synonym
axillaris Scarus axillaris Steindachner [F.] 1878Synonym
azureus Scarus azureus Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1928Synonym
balinensis Scarus balinensis Bleeker [P.] 1849Synonym
barborus Scarus barborus Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903Spelling
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