Ecology of Scarus scaber
 
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1986
Distribution
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
Brackishwater
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
Freshwater
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Scarus scaber may be found.
Remarks Inhabits shallow lagoon reefs, in areas with dense coral cover. Individuals in the initial phase form groups. Feeds on algae by incessant grazing in coral reefs.

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats