species: Chlorurus capistratoides in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Chlorurus capistratoides
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Scaridae
Genus Chlorurus
Species Chlorurus capistratoides

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



The record of this species at Lizard Island by Hay et al (1988) is suspect because it does not occur in Australian waters.

by Anne Hoggett

Web resources


  • Hay, M.E., J.E. Duffy and W. Fenical (1988). Seaweed chemical defences: among-compound and among-herbivore variance, "Proceedings of the Sixth International Coral Reef Symposium".Australia, : 43-48. LIRS catalog number 265.