Scientific Name
Chlorurus japanensis  
Chlorurus japanensis日本綠鸚哥魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bloch, 1789) Depth 2 - 20M
Chinese 日本綠鸚哥魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鸚哥魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F414 Scaridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 日本綠鸚嘴魚 
Max Length 31 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 鸚哥、青衫(雄)、菜仔魚(雌)、海帶鸚哥(臺東)、豪魚(雌魚)(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、PonFu、LanI Is.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Callyodon abacurus, Callyodon blochi, Callyodon japanensis, Callyodon pyrrhurus, Chlorurus japonensis, Chlorurus pyrrhurus, Scarus blochii, Scarus capistratoides, Scarus japanensis, Scarus pyrrhurus, Scarus viridis, Xanothon capistratoides   
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)  Bloch, M. E. 1789 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 Liao, U. C. etc. 2004 
Specimen List ASIZP0056276. ASIZP0056277. ASIZP0060637. ASIZP0060811. ASIZP0060814. ASIZP0076115. ASIZP0806771. ASIZP0806774. ASIZP0807033. ASIZP0916771. ASIZP0916774. ASIZP0917033. FRIP21076. FRIP21562. FRIP21597. NMMBP02379. NMMBP06282.  
Common Name Pale bullethead parrotfish; Palecheek parrotfish; Japanese parrotfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist