Cetoscarus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829)
Bicolour parrotfish
photo by Moldzio, S.

Family:  Scaridae (Parrotfishes), subfamily: Scarinae
Max. size:  50 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 1 - 30 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea endemic.
Biology:  Benthic grazer of algae (Ref. 3488). Caught with nets and other types of artisanal gear.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 17 September 2009 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 05.06.92
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 28.09.17
Checked by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 06.06.95

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