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Chlorurus microrhinos (Blunt-head parrotfish; Blunt-headed parrotfish; Gibbus parrotfish; Heavybeak parrotfish; Pacific steephead parrotfish; Parrotfish; Steephead parrotfish; Steephead parrots)

Synonyms: Callyodon microrhinus; Callyodon ultramarinus; Chlorurus gibbus; Chlorurus strongylocephalus; Pseudoscarus microrhinos; Scarus gibbus
Language: Agutaynen; Carolinian; Cebuano; Cotabato Chavacano; Davawenyo; Fijian; French; Fwi; Fwâi; Gela; Ilokano; Japanese; Jawe; Kiribati; Kumak; Kuyunon; Mandarin Chinese; Misima-Paneati; Other; Pangasinan; Rapa; Samoan; Surigaonon; Tagalog; Tahitian; Tobian; Tongan; Tuamotuan; Visayan; Wallisian; Waray-waray

Wikipedia Abstract

Chlorurus microrhinos, the blunt-head parrotfish, is a member of the family Labridae. This species can be found in many different habitats, including inshore reefs and ocean reef fronts.It usually grows to be about 80 cm (31.49 in) long. This species swims in schools of about 40 fish.This species inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs from 2 to 35 m.
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Distribution

Pacific Ocean: Bali and the Philippines to the Line and Pitcairn islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to Rottnest Island, Lord Howe Island and Rapa Island (Ref. 37816). The species complex comprise of <i>Chlorurus gibbus</i> in the Red Sea, <i>Chlorurus strongylocephalus</i> in the Indian Ocean and <i>Chlorurus microrhinos</i> in the west-central Pacific.;

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