Scientific Name
Leptoscarus vaigiensis  
Leptoscarus vaigiensis纖鸚鯉
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Depth 3 - 10M
Chinese 纖鸚鯉 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鸚哥魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F414 Scaridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 纖鸚嘴魚 
Max Length 35 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 鸚哥、蠔魚、臊魚、海代(臺東) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Waigeo, Indonesia 
Synonyms Calliodon chlorolepsis, Leptoscarus coeruleopunctatus, Leptoscarus vaigeinsis, Leptoscarus vaigensis, Leptoscarus vaigienis, Scarichthys auritus, Scarichthys caeruleopunctatus, Scarus auritus, Scarus bottae, Scarus caeruleo-punctatus, Scarus coeruleopunctatus, Scarus naevius, Scarus rubronotatus ...all 14..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Review and doubtful species of Scaridae of Taiwan(Liao et al., 2004)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 Liao, U. C. etc. 2004 
Specimen List AMNH222681. AMNH222682. ASIZP0056312. ASIZP0056313. ASIZP0057703. ASIZP0058289. ASIZP0058662. ASIZP0059072. ASIZP0059632. ASIZP0060719. ASIZP0061910. ASIZP0073244. ASIZP0074875. ASIZP0079431. ASIZP0805719. ASIZP0807667. ASIZP0915719. ASIZP0916845. ASIZP0917667. FRIP22321. NMMBP02343. NMMBP03271. NMMBP05532. NMMSTP00154. NTUM06471. NTUM07576. USNM00200262. USNM00235542. USNM00235630. USNM00362550.  
Common Name Petroleum parrotfish; Slender parrotfish; Seagrass parrotfish; Parrotfish; Marbled parrotfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist