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Bicolour Parrotfish

( Cetoscarus bicolor )
Description

Juvenile shown here.

 

Other names

Two-colour Parrotfish, Red-speckled Parrotfish, Spotted Parrotfish, Two-coloured Parrotfish

How to Catch
Distribution
Eating
Fast Facts
  • Are a member of the family¬†Scaridae (parrotfish)
  • Can grow to 90cm in length
  • Sequential hermaphrodites. Like many wrasse species they begin their lives as females then change to males as they age
  • Frequent coral reef environments
  • Lives for at least 20 years
  • Herbivorous