Parrotfish

© Johan Boshoff

Igama leentsapho eziqhelekileyo

Parrotfish

Igama lezesayensi

Scaridae

Ukulinganisa

Ukufika kwi-90 cm, i-45 cm ephakathi.

Ukukhangeleka

Eyaziwayo ngamazinyo abo amakhulu, nomlomo ufana nesikhwenene '. Iintlanzi ezinkulu, zifakwe kumsila, zifake umsila onomsila. I-Dorsal fin iqhubeka. Imibala emininzi. Uhlobo lwabesilisa namabhinqa luhluke kakhulu.

Inkcukacha jikelele

Iintsapho ze-Scaridae ziqulethwe zizifo eziyi-9 kunye neentlobo ezingama-89. Inxalenye yee-wrasses. Bhukuda ngokukodwa ngamapompi abo. Isiphetho seCaudal sisetyenziselwa ukukhawuleza okukhawulezayo. Iibhendi zirhoxisa ukunceda ngokutyalwa kwe-algae.

Abavelisi abalulekayo benqwelomoya njengesihlabathi kwisidumbu se-coral. Ukumboza imizimba yabo ngokucwangcisa ukukhusela xa ulala ebusuku, ovimba abantu. Abahlaziyi bePelagic. Amantombazana angatshintsha ukuba abe ngamadoda xa umntu obalalayo efa.

Ukutya

Ukutya kwi-algae kunye ne-coral polyps.

Ukufumaneka

Ivela kuwo onke amalwandle ashushu kunye neendawo ezitshisayo zehlabathi.

Iindidi eziqhelekileyo

Bicolour parrotfish (Cetoscarus bicolor)
Ember parrotfish (Scarus rubroviolaceus)