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Family Scaridae

WESTERN ATLANTIC

Scarus iseri

Male, Benwood wreck, Key Largo, FL, 35 feet

Male, 9-foot Stake, Key West, FL, 25 feet

STRIPED PARROTFISH

Common on coral reefs.  Males with wide purplish-brown stripe through the eye, females with pale unmarked belly, juveniles caudal fin without dark borders.   Attains 11 inches.  Bermuda & Florida to Brazil.  Similar to the Princess Parrotfish.  Often misspelled as Scarus iserti.