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Psittacus Piscis Viridis Bahamensis

Sparisoma viride (Bonnaterre 1788)

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Sparisoma viride (Psittacus Piscis Viridis Bahamensis) is a species of bony fishes in the family Labridae. They are native to The Nearctic, Atlantic Ocean, and The Neotropics. They are solitary, diurnal herbivores. Individuals can grow to 64 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on swimming and pectoral fin oscillation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/pectoral_oscillation
  • Definition: a type of pectoral-fin-based swimming, also known as mobuliform locomotion. Lower frequency than fin undulation; can be described as the production of less than half a wave on the fin, similar to a bird wing flapping. Pelagic stingrays use oscillatory locomotion.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Psittacus piscis viridis bahamensis. View this species on GBIF