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Updated 7/5/2013

Family Scaridae

INDO-PACIFIC

Scarus ghobban

Female, Cabo Pulmo, Baja California, Mexico

BLUEBARRED PARROTFISH

Common on shallow sandy reefs & bays.  Females orange with diffuse blue bars, males green with pink scale margins and blue lines on face.  Attains 28 inches.  Indo-Pacific, Red Sea to the Tropical Eastern Pacific, excluding Hawaii.