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

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

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Recent observations

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What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

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ashley70

Date

September 13, 2016 03:06 PM EDT

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

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hartvillestuff

Date

August 18, 2016 07:34 AM ADT

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

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ash2016

Date

August 7, 2016 03:37 PM EDT

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

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bonzai

Date

July 14, 2016 11:00 PM PDT

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

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jokurtz

Date

April 1, 2015 05:31 PM HST

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

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jokurtz

Date

March 30, 2015 01:23 AM HST

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

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jokurtz

Date

April 2, 2015 05:03 PM HST

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Square

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

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hartvillestuff

Date

June 24, 2016

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

May 13, 2016 03:21 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Snorkeling in at most 15 ft / 5 m of water.

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No photos or sounds

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

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juddpatterson

Date

May 28, 2016 04:15 PM EDT

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No photos or sounds

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

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grovegirl

Date

May 16, 2016 03:58 PM EDT

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Square

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Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 8, 2015
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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.
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