Scarus niger, dusky parrotfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Scarus niger, dusky parrotfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Scarus niger

Scarus niger Description

Dorsal spines: 9; Dorsal soft rays: 10; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 9. The western Pacific population is monochromatic, but the western Indian Ocean population has a distinctive reddish primary phase. Juveniles recognized by the twin black spots on th

Scarus niger Common Names

  • dusky parrotfish

Scarus niger Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Scarus niger? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Scarus niger species belongs to.

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Scarus niger, marine species closely related

Scarus niger, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Scarus niger marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Scarus niger. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Scarus niger are marked in green.

Scarus niger, geographic distribution

Where is Scarus niger found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Scarus niger can be found.

Country Locations Dive Sites
Egypt Hurghada Abu Dishet

    Scarus niger, underwater photographers

    Which photographers have photos of Scarus niger species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Scarus niger.