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

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Square

What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 8, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

marisa_a

Date

August 7, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

marisa_a

Date

August 7, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 7, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Transitioning to terminal phase.

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Square

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

June 27, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 01:46 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 12:46 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

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What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 12:47 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

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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

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

July 25, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

c_h_hemphill

Date

June 23, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

July 12, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.