Medium
Photo © sea-kangaroo, some rights reserved
Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles (Google, OSM)
12.167579, -68.287656
Accuracy: 90m
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Description

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

Terminal phase.

May. 11, 2012 18:56:27 -0700
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Comments & Identifications

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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 2 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 2 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 1 year 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 1 year ago (Flag)
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Thanks; parrotfish ID is my nemesis.

Posted by sea-kangaroo about 1 year ago (Flag)
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Posted by sea-kangaroo about 1 year ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

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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