Globally near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Scarus guacamaia
  • English
    • Rainbow Parrotfish
  • Spanish
    • Loro guacamayo

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Pict0463

What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

January 21, 2015 09:45 AM GYT

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

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hartvillestuff

Date

July 25, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

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corbanhemphill

Date

June 23, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

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hartvillestuff

Date

July 12, 2013

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

June 25, 2013

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(Somewhere...)

Description

blue-striped grunt in background

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Square

Observer

st0rmysea

Date

September 19, 2012

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Square

Observer

ryry

Date

November 29, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 11, 2004 02:51 PM EST

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

Observer

garinna

Date

July 13, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Rainbow parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

June 22, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

May 10, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

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

Terminal phase.

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Description from Wikipedia

The rainbow parrotfish (Scarus guacamaia) is a species of fish in the Scaridae family. Among the largest members of this family (the largest in the Atlantic), it reaches 1.2 m (3.9 ft) in length. It is found at coral reefs, mangroves and sea grass beds in the Caribbean and near Bermuda. It was formerly classified as vulnerable due to overfishing and habitat loss, but because the presently available data do not allow an estimate of the population decline,...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.