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Created 12/18/2015

Family Scaridae

INDO-PACIFIC

Scarus niger

Juvenile, Wakatobi, Indonesia 



Male, Wakatobi, Indonesia

SWARTHY PARROTFISH

Uncommon on sheltered reefs & lagoons.  Attains 14 inches.  Indo-Pacific, Red Sea to Okinawa, east to the Tuamotus, excluding Hawai'i.