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Scarus perrico (perrico; Bumphead parrotfish)

Synonyms: Scarops perrico
Language: French; Mandarin Chinese; Spanish

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Pocillopora damicornis (Brush coral)[1]
Pocillopora elegans (Cauliflower coral)[1]
Pocillopora grandis (Coral)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aluterus scriptus (unicornfish)3
Arothron hispidus (poison puffer)3
Arothron meleagris (Whitespotted pufferfish)3
Cantherhines dumerilii (Barred filefish)3
Chaetodon aureofasciatus (goldstriped butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon baronessa (Baroness butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon citrinellus (Midas cichlid)1
Chaetodon humeralis (muneca)3
Chaetodon kleinii (Blacklip butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon plebeius (blueblotched butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon rainfordi (Northern butterflyfish)1
Chaetodon ulietensis (Doublesaddle butterflyfish)1
Diproctacanthus xanthurus (Yellow-tail wrasse)1
Holacanthus passer (whitestripe angelfish)3
Johnrandallia nigrirostris (Black-nosed butterflyfish)3
Pomacanthus zonipectus (Cortez angelfish)3
Scarus rubroviolaceus (Redlipped parrot)3

Predators

Bodianus diplotaenia (Pacific hogfish)[1]
Cephalopholis panamensis (Panama graysby)[1]
Epinephelus labriformis (lateralband grouper)[1]
Gymnothorax castaneus (Panamic green moray)[1]
Gymnothorax dovii (Speckled moray)[1]
Lutjanus argentiventris (yellowtail snapper)[1]
Lutjanus novemfasciatus (black snapper)[1]
Lutjanus viridis (Blue-and-gold snapper)[1]
Novaculichthys taeniourus (clown wrasse)[1]
Thalassoma grammaticum (Sunset wrasse)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Neobenedenia adenea[2]
Neobenedenia melleni[2]

Range Map

Colombia; Costa Rica; Eastern Pacific: central Gulf of California to Peru, including the Galapagos Islands.; Ecuador; El Salvador; Galapagos Islands; Guatemala; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Southeast; Panama; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Food-Web Structure and Dynamics of Eastern Tropical Pacific Coral Reefs: Panamá and Galápagos Islands, Peter W. Glynn, Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs, eds. Tim R. McClanahan & George M. Branch, p. 185-208 (2008)
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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