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Family: Scaridae Parrotfishes



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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Bolbometopon muricatum (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bolbometopon muricatum
[Green humphead parrotfish]



Indo-Pacific and Eastern
Max. Length 54 cm TL
Calotomus carolinus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Calotomus carolinus
[Carolines parrotfish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Calotomus japonicus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Calotomus japonicus
[Japanese parrotfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Calotomus spinidens (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Calotomus spinidens
[Spinytooth parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Calotomus viridescens (Rüppell, 1835)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Calotomus viridescens
[Viridescent parrotfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Calotomus zonarchus (Jenkins, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Calotomus zonarchus
[Yellowbar parrot]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Cetoscarus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Moldzio, S.
 
Cetoscarus bicolor
[Bicolour parrotfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Cetoscarus ocellatus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Cetoscarus ocellatus
[Spotted parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Chlorurus atrilunula (Randall & Bruce, 1983)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chlorurus atrilunula
[Bluemoon parrotfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 49 cm TL
Chlorurus bleekeri (de Beaufort, 1940)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Chlorurus bleekeri
[Bleeker's parrotfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Chlorurus bowersi (Snyder, 1909)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chlorurus bowersi
[Bower's parrotfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Chlorurus capistratoides (Bleeker, 1847)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chlorurus capistratoides
[Indian parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Chlorurus cyanescens (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Chlorurus cyanescens
[Blue humphead parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Chlorurus enneacanthus (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chlorurus enneacanthus
[Captain parrotfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Chlorurus frontalis (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chlorurus frontalis
[Pacific slopehead parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Chlorurus genazonatus (Randall & Bruce, 1983)

Photo by Photo by Moldzio, S.
 
Chlorurus genazonatus
[Sinai parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Chlorurus gibbus (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chlorurus gibbus
[Heavybeak parrotfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Chlorurus japanensis (Bloch, 1789)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chlorurus japanensis
[Palecheek parrotfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Chlorurus microrhinos (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chlorurus microrhinos
[Steephead parrots]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Chlorurus oedema (Snyder, 1909)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Chlorurus oedema
[Knothead parrotfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 60.9 cm SL
Chlorurus perspicillatus (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Chlorurus perspicillatus
[Spectacled parrotfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 44.2 cm SL
Chlorurus rhakoura Randall & Anderson, 1997

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chlorurus rhakoura
[Raggedfin parrotfish]



Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Chlorurus sordidus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chlorurus sordidus
[Daisy parrotfish]



Western Central Pacific

Chlorurus spilurus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Kittel, S.W.
 
Chlorurus spilurus
[Pacific bullethead parrotfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Chlorurus strongylocephalus (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chlorurus strongylocephalus
[Steephead parrotfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 34.6 cm TL
Chlorurus troschelii (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chlorurus troschelii
[Troschel's parrotfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cryptotomus roseus Cope, 1871

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cryptotomus roseus
[Bluelip parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Hipposcarus harid (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hipposcarus harid
[Candelamoa parrotfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Hipposcarus longiceps (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hipposcarus longiceps
[Pacific longnose parrotfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Leptoscarus vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Leptoscarus vaigiensis
[Marbled parrotfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 24 cm SL

 
Nicholsina collettei
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Nicholsina denticulata (Evermann & Radcliffe, 1917)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Nicholsina denticulata
[Loosetooth parrotfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Nicholsina usta (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.
 
Nicholsina usta
[Emerald parrotfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Scarus altipinnis (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus altipinnis
[Filament-finned parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Scarus arabicus (Steindachner, 1902)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus arabicus
[Arabian parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Scarus caudofasciatus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus caudofasciatus
[Redbarred parrotfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Scarus chameleon Choat & Randall, 1986

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus chameleon
[Chameleon parrotfish]
No picture found


 
Scarus chinensis
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 77 cm TL
Scarus coelestinus Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Venier, J.
 
Scarus coelestinus
[Midnight parrotfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Scarus coeruleus (Edwards, 1771)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus coeruleus
[Blue parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Scarus collana Rüppell, 1835

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Scarus collana
[Red Sea parrotfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 68 cm TL
Scarus compressus (Osburn & Nichols, 1916)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Scarus compressus
[Azure parrotfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Scarus dimidiatus Bleeker, 1859

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus dimidiatus
[Yellowbarred parrotfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 35.6 cm SL
Scarus dubius Bennett, 1828

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus dubius
[Regal parrot]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Scarus falcipinnis (Playfair, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus falcipinnis
[Sicklefin parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Scarus ferrugineus Forsskål, 1775

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus ferrugineus
[Rusty parrotfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Scarus festivus Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus festivus
[Festive parrotfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Scarus flavipectoralis Schultz, 1958

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus flavipectoralis
[Yellowfin parrotfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Scarus forsteni (Bleeker, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus forsteni
[Forsten's parrotfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Scarus frenatus Lacepède, 1802

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus frenatus
[Bridled parrotfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Scarus fuscocaudalis Randall & Myers, 2000

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus fuscocaudalis
[Darktail parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Scarus fuscopurpureus (Klunzinger, 1871)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus fuscopurpureus
[Purple-brown parrotfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Scarus ghobban Forsskål, 1775

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus ghobban
[Blue-barred parrotfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Scarus globiceps Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus globiceps
[Globehead parrotfish]
No picture found


 
Scarus gracilis
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Scarus guacamaia Cuvier, 1829

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Scarus guacamaia
[Rainbow parrotfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Scarus hoefleri (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Scarus hoefleri
[Guinean parrotfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Scarus hypselopterus Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus hypselopterus
[Yellow-tail parrotfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Scarus iseri (Bloch, 1789)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus iseri
[Striped parrotfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Scarus koputea Randall & Choat, 1980

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus koputea
[Marquesan parrotfish]



South Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Scarus longipinnis Randall & Choat, 1980

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus longipinnis
[Highfin parrotfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 19.0 cm TL
Scarus maculipinna Westneat, Satapoomin & Randall, 2007

Photo by Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Scarus maculipinna
[Spot fin parrotfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Scarus niger Forsskål, 1775

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus niger
[Dusky parrotfish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Scarus obishime Randall & Earle, 1993

Photo by Photo by Earle, J.L.
 
Scarus obishime
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Scarus oviceps Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Scarus oviceps
[Dark capped parrotfish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 78 cm TL
Scarus ovifrons Temminck & Schlegel, 1846

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus ovifrons
[Knobsnout parrotfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Scarus perrico Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Scarus perrico
[Bumphead parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Scarus persicus Randall & Bruce, 1983

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Scarus persicus
[Gulf parrotfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Scarus prasiognathos Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus prasiognathos
[Singapore parrotfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Scarus psittacus Forsskål, 1775

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus psittacus
[Common parrotfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Scarus quoyi Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus quoyi
[Quoy's parrotfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Scarus rivulatus Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Scarus rivulatus
[Rivulated parrotfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Scarus rubroviolaceus Bleeker, 1847

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus rubroviolaceus
[Ember parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Scarus russelii Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus russelii
[Eclipse parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Scarus scaber Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus scaber
[Fivesaddle parrotfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Scarus schlegeli (Bleeker, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus schlegeli
[Yellowband parrotfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Scarus spinus (Kner, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus spinus
[Greensnout parrotfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Scarus taeniopterus Lesson, 1829

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Scarus taeniopterus
[Princess parrotfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 26.6 cm SL
Scarus tricolor Bleeker, 1847

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus tricolor
[Tricolour parrotfish]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 55.6 cm SL
Scarus trispinosus Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Scarus trispinosus
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Scarus vetula Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Scarus vetula
[Queen parrotfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Scarus viridifucatus (Smith, 1956)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus viridifucatus
[Roundhead parrotfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 54 cm TL
Scarus xanthopleura Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus xanthopleura
[Red parrotfish]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 33.2 cm SL
Scarus zelindae Moura, Figueiredo & Sazima, 2001

Photo by Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Scarus zelindae
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Scarus zufar Randall & Hoover, 1995

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scarus zufar
[Dhofar parrotfish]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 39 cm SL
Sparisoma amplum (Ranzani, 1841)

Photo by Photo by Krajewski, J.P.
 
Sparisoma amplum
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Sparisoma atomarium (Poey, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sparisoma atomarium
[Greenblotch parrotfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Sparisoma aurofrenatum (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Sparisoma aurofrenatum
[Redband parrotfish]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 43.6 cm SL
Sparisoma axillare (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Krajewski, J.P.
 
Sparisoma axillare
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 31.4 cm SL
Sparisoma choati Rocha, Brito & Robertson, 2012

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Sparisoma choati
[West-African Parrotfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Sparisoma chrysopterum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sparisoma chrysopterum
[Redtail parrotfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Sparisoma cretense (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Minguell, C.
 
Sparisoma cretense
[Parrotfish]



Southwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 34.5 cm SL
Sparisoma frondosum (Agassiz, 1831)

Photo by Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Sparisoma frondosum
[]
No picture found


 
Sparisoma griseorubrum
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Sparisoma radians (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sparisoma radians
[Bucktooth parrotfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 30.5 cm SL

 
Sparisoma rocha
[Trindade parrotfish]



Western Atlantic and the
Max. Length 47.8 cm TL
Sparisoma rubripinne (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Sparisoma rubripinne
[Redfin parrotfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Sparisoma strigatum (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Sparisoma strigatum
[Strigate parrotfish]



Southwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL
Sparisoma tuiupiranga Gasparini, Joyeux & Floeter, 2003

Photo by Photo by Krajewski, J.P.
 
Sparisoma tuiupiranga
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 64 cm TL
Sparisoma viride (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Sparisoma viride
[Stoplight parrotfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bolbometopon muricatum Green humphead parrotfish Indo-Pacific 130 TL 1840
Calotomus carolinus Carolines parrotfish Indo-Pacific and Eastern 54 TL 1840
Calotomus japonicus Japanese parrotfish Northwest Pacific 39 TL 1840
Calotomus spinidens Spinytooth parrotfish Indo-West Pacific 30 TL 1824
Calotomus viridescens Viridescent parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 21 SL 1835
Calotomus zonarchus Yellowbar parrot Pacific Ocean 33 TL 1903
Cetoscarus bicolor Bicolour parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 50 SL 1829
Cetoscarus ocellatus Spotted parrotfish Indo-Pacific 80 SL 1840
Chlorurus atrilunula Bluemoon parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1983
Chlorurus bleekeri Bleeker's parrotfish Indo-Pacific 49 TL 1940
Chlorurus bowersi Bower's parrotfish Western Pacific 40 TL 1909
Chlorurus capistratoides Indian parrotfish Indian Ocean 40 TL 1847
Chlorurus cyanescens Blue humphead parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 50 TL 1840
Chlorurus enneacanthus Captain parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 50 TL 1802
Chlorurus frontalis Pacific slopehead parrotfish Pacific Ocean 50 TL 1840
Chlorurus genazonatus Sinai parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 31 TL 1983
Chlorurus gibbus Heavybeak parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 70 TL 1829
Chlorurus japanensis Palecheek parrotfish Pacific Ocean 31 TL 1789
Chlorurus microrhinos Steephead parrots Pacific Ocean 70 TL 1854
Chlorurus oedema Knothead parrotfish Indo-West Pacific 42 TL 1909
Chlorurus perspicillatus Spectacled parrotfish Eastern Central Pacific 60.9 SL 1879
Chlorurus rhakoura Raggedfin parrotfish Eastern Indian Ocean 44.2 SL 1997
Chlorurus sordidus Daisy parrotfish Indian Ocean. 40 TL 1775
Chlorurus spilurus Pacific bullethead parrotfish Western Central Pacific 1840
Chlorurus strongylocephalus Steephead parrotfish Indian Ocean 70 TL 1855
Chlorurus troschelii Troschel's parrotfish Indo-West Pacific 34.6 TL 1853
Cryptotomus roseus Bluelip parrotfish Western Atlantic 13 TL 1871
Hipposcarus harid Candelamoa parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 75 TL 1775
Hipposcarus longiceps Pacific longnose parrotfish Pacific Ocean 60 TL 1840
Leptoscarus vaigiensis Marbled parrotfish Indo-Pacific 35 TL 1824
Nicholsina collettei Eastern Atlantic 24 SL 1968
Nicholsina denticulata Loosetooth parrotfish Eastern Pacific 32 TL 1917
Nicholsina usta Emerald parrotfish Western Atlantic 30 TL 1840
Scarus altipinnis Filament-finned parrotfish Pacific Ocean 60 TL 1879
Scarus arabicus Arabian parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 45 TL 1902
Scarus caudofasciatus Redbarred parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 50 TL 1862
Scarus chameleon Chameleon parrotfish Pacific Ocean 31 TL 1986
Scarus chinensis Northwest Pacific 1867
Scarus coelestinus Midnight parrotfish Western Atlantic 77 TL 1840
Scarus coeruleus Blue parrotfish Western Atlantic 120 TL 1771
Scarus collana Red Sea parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 33 TL 1835
Scarus compressus Azure parrotfish Eastern Pacific 68 TL 1916
Scarus dimidiatus Yellowbarred parrotfish Western Pacific 40 TL 1859
Scarus dubius Regal parrot Eastern Central Pacific 35.6 SL 1828
Scarus falcipinnis Sicklefin parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 60 TL 1868
Scarus ferrugineus Rusty parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 41 TL 1775
Scarus festivus Festive parrotfish Indo-Pacific 45 TL 1840
Scarus flavipectoralis Yellowfin parrotfish Western Central Pacific 40 TL 1958
Scarus forsteni Forsten's parrotfish Pacific Ocean 55 TL 1861
Scarus frenatus Bridled parrotfish Indo-Pacific 47 TL 1802
Scarus fuscocaudalis Darktail parrotfish Indo-West Pacific 25 TL 2000
Scarus fuscopurpureus Purple-brown parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 38 TL 1871
Scarus ghobban Blue-barred parrotfish Indo-Pacific 75 TL 1775
Scarus globiceps Globehead parrotfish Indo-Pacific 45 TL 1840
Scarus gracilis Northwest Pacific 1869
Scarus guacamaia Rainbow parrotfish Western Atlantic 120 TL 1829
Scarus hoefleri Guinean parrotfish Eastern Atlantic 66 TL 1881
Scarus hypselopterus Yellow-tail parrotfish Indo-Pacific 31 TL 1853
Scarus iseri Striped parrotfish Western Atlantic 35 TL 1789
Scarus koputea Marquesan parrotfish Eastern Central Pacific 31 TL 1980
Scarus longipinnis Highfin parrotfish South Pacific 40 TL 1980
Scarus maculipinna Spot fin parrotfish Eastern Indian Ocean 19.0 TL 2007
Scarus niger Dusky parrotfish Indo-Pacific 40 TL 1775
Scarus obishime Northwest Pacific 70 SL 1993
Scarus oviceps Dark capped parrotfish Indo-Pacific 35 TL 1840
Scarus ovifrons Knobsnout parrotfish Northwest Pacific 78 TL 1846
Scarus perrico Bumphead parrotfish Eastern Pacific 76 TL 1882
Scarus persicus Gulf parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 50 TL 1983
Scarus prasiognathos Singapore parrotfish Indo-West Pacific 70 TL 1840
Scarus psittacus Common parrotfish Indo-Pacific 34 TL 1775
Scarus quoyi Quoy's parrotfish Indo-West Pacific 40 TL 1840
Scarus rivulatus Rivulated parrotfish Western Pacific 40 SL 1840
Scarus rubroviolaceus Ember parrotfish Indo-Pacific 70 TL 1847
Scarus russelii Eclipse parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 51 TL 1840
Scarus scaber Fivesaddle parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 37 TL 1840
Scarus schlegeli Yellowband parrotfish Pacific Ocean 40 TL 1861
Scarus spinus Greensnout parrotfish Pacific Ocean 30 TL 1868
Scarus taeniopterus Princess parrotfish Western Atlantic 35 TL 1829
Scarus tricolor Tricolour parrotfish Indo-Pacific 26.6 SL 1847
Scarus trispinosus Southwest Atlantic 55.6 SL 1840
Scarus vetula Queen parrotfish Western Central Atlantic 61 TL 1801
Scarus viridifucatus Roundhead parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 45 TL 1956
Scarus xanthopleura Red parrotfish Western Pacific 54 TL 1853
Scarus zelindae Southwest Atlantic 33.2 SL 2001
Scarus zufar Dhofar parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 50 TL 1995
Sparisoma amplum Southwest Atlantic 39 SL 1841
Sparisoma atomarium Greenblotch parrotfish Western Atlantic 25 TL 1861
Sparisoma aurofrenatum Redband parrotfish Western Atlantic 28 TL 1840
Sparisoma axillare Southwest Atlantic 43.6 SL 1878
Sparisoma choati West-African Parrotfish Eastern Atlantic 31.4 SL 2012
Sparisoma chrysopterum Redtail parrotfish Western Atlantic 46 TL 1801
Sparisoma cretense Parrotfish Eastern Atlantic 50 TL 1758
Sparisoma frondosum Southwestern Atlantic 34.5 SL 1831
Sparisoma griseorubrum Western Central Atlantic 1982
Sparisoma radians Bucktooth parrotfish Western Atlantic 20 TL 1840
Sparisoma rocha Trindade parrotfish Southwestern Atlantic 30.5 SL 2010
Sparisoma rubripinne Redfin parrotfish Western Atlantic and the 47.8 TL 1840
Sparisoma strigatum Strigate parrotfish Eastern Atlantic 45 SL 1862
Sparisoma tuiupiranga Southwestern Atlantic 15.4 SL 2003
Sparisoma viride Stoplight parrotfish Western Atlantic 64 TL 1788



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