Chlorurus gibbus (Rüppell, 1829)

Heavybeak parrotfish
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Chlorurus gibbus
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Scaridae (Parrotfishes) > Scarinae
Etymology: Chlorurus: Greek, chloros = green + Greek oura = tail (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Rüppell.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife.   Tropical

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Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea. The species complex comprise of Chlorurus gibbus in the Red Sea, Chlorurus strongylocephalus in the Indian Ocean and Chlorurus microrhinos in the west-central Pacific.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 70.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 30573); peso máximo publicado: 4.0 kg (Ref. 3488); edad máxima reportada: 14 años (Ref. 13619)

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Usually in groups on the outer reef (Ref. 30573). Caught with nets, and other types of artisanal gears.

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).

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Parenti, P. and J.E. Randall, 2000. An annotated checklist of the species of the labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae. Ichthyol. Bull. J.L.B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol. (68):1-97. (Ref. 35918)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 16 September 2009

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 30907)





Human uses

Pesquerías: comercial; Acuario: Comercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.6 - 29, mean 28 (based on 938 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01413 (0.00662 - 0.03015), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  2.0   ±0.00 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (K=0.22; tmax=14).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (37 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   High.