Scarus iseri, Striped parrotfish : fisheries, aquarium

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Scarus iseri (Bloch, 1789)

Striped parrotfish
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> Eupercaria/misc (Various families in series Eupercaria) > Scaridae (Parrotfishes) > Scarinae
Etymology: Scarus: Greek, skaros = a fish described by anciente writers as a parrot fish; 1601 (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Bloch.

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

; marin récifal; profondeur 3 - 25 m (Ref. 9710).   Subtropical; 33°N - 26°S, 98°W - 31°W

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Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida (USA), Bahamas, and northeastern Gulf of Mexico to northern South America; throughout the Caribbean (Ref. 3802, 13628). Range probably extends to Brazil (Ref. 13628).

Length at first maturity / Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?, range 16 - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 9710); common length : 18.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 3802)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 9; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 10; Épines anales 3; Rayons mous anaux: 9. White stripe above upper dark stripe ends at gill opening; upper and lower caudal margins pale (Ref. 26938). Terminal phase males are blue-green and orange, chest and head pink below a green band at lower edge of eye; median fins with blue borders, the broad central parts orange with linear blue markings (Ref. 13442).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Found over shallow, clear waters, generally over Thalassia beds (Ref. 13628). Also found rocky or coral areas (Ref. 13628). A schooling species. Feeds on plants. A protogynous hermaphrodite (Ref. 55367). Super males spawn individually with striped females, while sexually mature males in the striped phase spawn in aggregation.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Diandric. Length at sex change = 9.6 cm TL (Ref. 55367). Forms harem groups composed of a single male and several smaller females (Ref. 55367).

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur : Westneat, Mark | Collaborateurs

Böhlke, J.E. and C.C.G. Chaplin, 1993. Fishes of the Bahamas and adjacent tropical waters. 2nd edition. University of Texas Press, Austin. (Ref. 5521)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 123251)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 17 September 2009

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 30911)





Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: intérêt commercial mineur; Aquarium: Commercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26.3 - 28.2, mean 27.4 °C (based on 645 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00719 - 0.01751), b=3.01 (2.88 - 3.14), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  2.0   ±0.0 se; based on diet studies.
Generation time: 0.9 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Haut, temps minimum de doublement de population inférieur à 15 mois (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (17 of 100) .
Catégorie de prix (Ref. 80766):   High.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 37 [20, 69] mg/100g ; Iron = 1.47 [0.83, 2.81] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.5 [17.5, 21.5] % ; Omega3 = 0.14 [0.08, 0.24] g/100g ; Selenium = 10.3 [5.2, 18.7] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 10.6 [2.5, 45.8] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.88 [1.24, 2.83] mg/100g (wet weight);