Sparisoma atomarium, Greenblotch parrotfish : aquarium

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Sparisoma atomarium (Poey, 1861)

Greenblotch parrotfish
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> Eupercaria/misc (Various families in series Eupercaria) > Scaridae (Parrotfishes) > Sparisomatinae
Etymology: Sparisoma: Latin, sparus = a fish with a golden head + Greek, soma = body (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Poey.

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

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 20 - 55 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical; 32°N -

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Western Atlantic: Bermuda, southern Florida (USA), and Bahamas to northern South America.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 26340)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 10; Taggstrålar i analfenan 2; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 9. Initial phase olive-brown, finely mottled with pale pink, with whitish stripes (most evident on ventral half of body); one changeable color phase with a broad dark stripe from snout, enclosing eye, and passing along upper side; terminal males with a broad band of olive or red on upper side, finely flecked with other colors, the ventral half with iridescent light blue-green and wavy orange stripes; a bright green blotch as large as eye on shoulder region behind upper end of gill opening, sometimes containing one or two deep blue spots (Ref. 13442).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits deep rocky and coral reefs with steep walls (Ref. 9710). Generally seen in seagrass beds or on reefs with thick algal cover (Ref. 13442). A protogynous hermaphrodite (Ref. 55367).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

A monandric species (Ref. 55367). Forms harem groups composed of a single male and several smaller females (Ref. 55398). Length at sex change = 5.5 cm TL (Ref. 55367).

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Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 September 2009

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 22.6 - 27.6, mean 26 °C (based on 55 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01148 (0.00555 - 0.02374), b=3.07 (2.90 - 3.24), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  2.0   ±0.00 se; based on food items.
Generation time: 0.6 ( na - na) years. Estimated as median ln(3)/K based on 1 growth studies.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Hög, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mindre än 15 månader (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 80.1 [43.4, 177.3] mg/100g ; Iron = 1.07 [0.59, 1.71] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.6 [16.4, 20.8] % ; Omega3 = 0.114 [0.067, 0.183] g/100g ; Selenium = 39.7 [20.6, 79.6] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 17.7 [5.2, 61.1] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.8 [1.2, 2.8] mg/100g (wet weight);