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Dive site Bari Reef, max depth 70ft / 21.3m. Dusk turning into night.

Terminal phase.

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Parrotfishes - Photo (c) Klaus Stiefel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
hartvillestuff's ID: Parrotfishes (Family Scaridae)
Posted by hartvillestuff over 3 years ago (Flag)
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I'm leaning towards Queen Parrotfish on this, but can't really tell. Blue Parrotfish are huge with a distinctive snout shape, so I don't think it's that.

Posted by maractwin almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Studied this one some more. The rusty forehead, and light scale margins on blue-green scales points towards initial phase Rainbow.

Posted by maractwin about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Rainbow Parrotfish - Photo (c) Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble, some rights reserved (CC BY)
maractwin's ID: Rainbow Parrotfish (Scarus guacamaia)
Posted by maractwin about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Thanks; parrotfish ID is my nemesis.

Posted by sea-kangaroo about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by sea-kangaroo about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Rainbow Parrotfish - Photo (c) Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble, some rights reserved (CC BY)
maractwin's ID: Rainbow Parrotfish (Scarus guacamaia)
Parrotfishes - Photo (c) Klaus Stiefel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
hartvillestuff's ID: Parrotfishes (Family Scaridae)
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