Chlorurus rhakoura Randall & Anderson, 1997
Raggedfin parrotfish
Chlorurus rhakoura
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Scaridae (Parrotfishes), subfamily: Scarinae
Max. size:  44.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 1 - 30 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Sri Lanka, East Andaman Sea (Thailand), Western Australia and Indonesia (eastern Halmahera).
Biology:  Inhabits inshore rocky reefs and often in small schools (Ref. 26241).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 September 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 10.03.98

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