Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Scaridae > Sparisoma > Sparisoma aurofrenatum

Sparisoma aurofrenatum (Black parrot; Blisterside; Gutong; Rainbow parrot; Redband Parrotfish; Red-banded parrotfish)

Synonyms: Scarus aurofrenatus; Scarus distinctus; Sparisoma distinctum
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Wikipedia Abstract

Sparisoma aurofrenatum, common names the redband parrotfish, gutong, rainbow parrot, black parrot, and blisterside, is a species of parrotfish.
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Protected Areas

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap



Parasitized by 
Schikhobalotrema brachyurum[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Florida Aquarium
John G. Shedd Aquarium
West Edmonton Mall Marine Life Center

Range Map


Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; Netherlands Antilles; Nicaragua; North Brazil Shelf; Panama; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida (USA), and Bahamas to Central America and Brazil; throughout the Caribbean Sea (Ref. 3802).;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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