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Family Scaridae

WESTERN ATLANTIC

Scarus taeniopterus

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

Male, Grand Bahama, 40 feet 

PRINCESS PARROTFISH

Common on coral reefs.  Males with dark blue stripe above & below the eye, females with two narrow white stripes on belly, juveniles caudal fin with dark borders.  Attains 12 inches.  Bermuda & Florida to Brazil.  Very similar to the Striped Parrotfish.