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Family Scaridae

WESTERN ATLANTIC

Scarus vetula

Male, French Reef, Key Largo, 45 feet

QUEEN PARROTFISH

Locally common on shallow reefs.  Males blue-green with an orange-pink stripe on pectoral fin, females dark gray with broad white stripe on side Attains 24 inches.  Bermuda & Florida to Brazil.