100 Species in Family Scaridae
Nominal species list for Scaridae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Bolbometopon muricatum (Valenciennes, 1840) Green humphead parrotfish
Calotomus carolinus (Valenciennes, 1840) Carolines parrotfish
Calotomus japonicus (Valenciennes, 1840) Japanese parrotfish
Calotomus spinidens (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Spinytooth parrotfish
Calotomus viridescens (Rüppell, 1835) Viridescent parrotfish
Calotomus zonarchus (Jenkins, 1903) Yellowbar parrot
Cetoscarus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829) Bicolour parrotfish
Cetoscarus ocellatus (Valenciennes, 1840) Spotted parrotfish
Chlorurus atrilunula (Randall & Bruce, 1983) Bluemoon parrotfish
Chlorurus bleekeri (de Beaufort, 1940) Bleeker's parrotfish
Chlorurus bowersi (Snyder, 1909) Bower's parrotfish
Chlorurus capistratoides (Bleeker, 1847) Indian parrotfish
Chlorurus cyanescens (Valenciennes, 1840) Blue humphead parrotfish
Chlorurus enneacanthus (Lacepède, 1802) Captain parrotfish
Chlorurus frontalis (Valenciennes, 1840) Pacific slopehead parrotfish
Chlorurus genazonatus (Randall & Bruce, 1983) Sinai parrotfish
Chlorurus gibbus (Rüppell, 1829) Heavybeak parrotfish
Chlorurus japanensis (Bloch, 1789) Palecheek parrotfish
Chlorurus microrhinos (Bleeker, 1854) Steephead parrots
Chlorurus oedema (Snyder, 1909) Knothead parrotfish
Chlorurus perspicillatus (Steindachner, 1879) Spectacled parrotfish
Chlorurus rhakoura Randall & Anderson, 1997 Raggedfin parrotfish
Chlorurus sordidus (Forsskål, 1775) Daisy parrotfish
Chlorurus spilurus (Valenciennes, 1840) Pacific bullethead parrotfish
Chlorurus strongylocephalus (Bleeker, 1855) Steephead parrotfish
Chlorurus troschelii (Bleeker, 1853) Troschel's parrotfish
Cryptotomus roseus Cope, 1871 Bluelip parrotfish
Hipposcarus harid (Forsskål, 1775) Candelamoa parrotfish
Hipposcarus longiceps (Valenciennes, 1840) Pacific longnose parrotfish
Leptoscarus vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Marbled parrotfish
Nicholsina collettei Schultz, 1968
Nicholsina denticulata (Evermann & Radcliffe, 1917) Loosetooth parrotfish
Nicholsina usta (Valenciennes, 1840) Emerald parrotfish
Scarus altipinnis (Steindachner, 1879) Filament-finned parrotfish
Scarus arabicus (Steindachner, 1902) Arabian parrotfish
Scarus caudofasciatus (Günther, 1862) Redbarred parrotfish
Scarus chameleon Choat & Randall, 1986 Chameleon parrotfish
Scarus chinensis (Steindachner, 1867)
Scarus coelestinus Valenciennes, 1840 Midnight parrotfish
Scarus coeruleus (Edwards, 1771) Blue parrotfish
Scarus collana Rüppell, 1835 Red Sea parrotfish
Scarus compressus (Osburn & Nichols, 1916) Azure parrotfish
Scarus dimidiatus Bleeker, 1859 Yellowbarred parrotfish
Scarus dubius Bennett, 1828 Regal parrot
Scarus falcipinnis (Playfair, 1868) Sicklefin parrotfish
Scarus ferrugineus Forsskål, 1775 Rusty parrotfish
Scarus festivus Valenciennes, 1840 Festive parrotfish
Scarus flavipectoralis Schultz, 1958 Yellowfin parrotfish
Scarus forsteni (Bleeker, 1861) Forsten's parrotfish
Scarus frenatus Lacepède, 1802 Bridled parrotfish
Scarus fuscocaudalis Randall & Myers, 2000 Darktail parrotfish
Scarus fuscopurpureus (Klunzinger, 1871) Purple-brown parrotfish
Scarus ghobban Forsskål, 1775 Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus globiceps Valenciennes, 1840 Globehead parrotfish
Scarus gracilis (Steindachner, 1869)
Scarus guacamaia Cuvier, 1829 Rainbow parrotfish
Scarus hoefleri (Steindachner, 1881) Guinean parrotfish
Scarus hypselopterus Bleeker, 1853 Yellow-tail parrotfish
Scarus iseri (Bloch, 1789) Striped parrotfish
Scarus koputea Randall & Choat, 1980 Marquesan parrotfish
Scarus longipinnis Randall & Choat, 1980 Highfin parrotfish
Scarus maculipinna Westneat, Satapoomin & Randall, 2007 Spot fin parrotfish
Scarus niger Forsskål, 1775 Dusky parrotfish
Scarus obishime Randall & Earle, 1993
Scarus oviceps Valenciennes, 1840 Dark capped parrotfish
Scarus ovifrons Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 Knobsnout parrotfish
Scarus perrico Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 Bumphead parrotfish
Scarus persicus Randall & Bruce, 1983 Gulf parrotfish
Scarus prasiognathos Valenciennes, 1840 Singapore parrotfish
Scarus psittacus Forsskål, 1775 Common parrotfish
Scarus quoyi Valenciennes, 1840 Quoy's parrotfish
Scarus rivulatus Valenciennes, 1840 Rivulated parrotfish
Scarus rubroviolaceus Bleeker, 1847 Ember parrotfish
Scarus russelii Valenciennes, 1840 Eclipse parrotfish
Scarus scaber Valenciennes, 1840 Fivesaddle parrotfish
Scarus schlegeli (Bleeker, 1861) Yellowband parrotfish
Scarus spinus (Kner, 1868) Greensnout parrotfish
Scarus taeniopterus Lesson, 1829 Princess parrotfish
Scarus tricolor Bleeker, 1847 Tricolour parrotfish
Scarus trispinosus Valenciennes, 1840
Scarus vetula Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Queen parrotfish
Scarus viridifucatus (Smith, 1956) Roundhead parrotfish
Scarus xanthopleura Bleeker, 1853 Red parrotfish
Scarus zelindae Moura, Figueiredo & Sazima, 2001
Scarus zufar Randall & Hoover, 1995 Dhofar parrotfish
Sparisoma amplum (Ranzani, 1841)
Sparisoma atomarium (Poey, 1861) Greenblotch parrotfish
Sparisoma aurofrenatum (Valenciennes, 1840) Redband parrotfish
Sparisoma axillare (Steindachner, 1878)
Sparisoma choati Rocha, Brito & Robertson, 2012 West-African Parrotfish
Sparisoma chrysopterum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Redtail parrotfish
Sparisoma cretense (Linnaeus, 1758) Parrotfish
Sparisoma frondosum (Agassiz, 1831)
Sparisoma griseorubrum Cervigón, 1982
Sparisoma radians (Valenciennes, 1840) Bucktooth parrotfish
Sparisoma rocha Pinheiro, Gasparini & Sazima, 2010 Trindade parrotfish
Sparisoma rubripinne (Valenciennes, 1840) Redfin parrotfish
Sparisoma strigatum (Günther, 1862) Strigate parrotfish
Sparisoma tuiupiranga Gasparini, Joyeux & Floeter, 2003
Sparisoma viride (Bonnaterre, 1788) Stoplight parrotfish
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