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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

July 25, 2014

Place

looe key (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

June 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

July 12, 2013

Place

Looe Key (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

June 25, 2013

Description

blue-striped grunt in background

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

st0rmysea

Date

September 19, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ryry

Date

November 29, 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 11, 2004 02:51 PM EST

Place

Cozumel (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

garinna

Date

July 13, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rainbow parrotfish Scarus guacamaia

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

June 22, 2012

Place

Layton, FL (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

May 10, 2008

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.