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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; Pseudoscarus microrhinos; Scarus microrhinos
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

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Neogoniolithon brassica-florida[1]

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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Citations

Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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