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  • adult: black + blue scale centers, blue marks on head
    juv: like adult
    Scarus coelestinus, Midnight parrotfish
  • adult bright blue
    juv - blue-grey + yellow upper head
    Scarus coeruleus, Blue parrotfish
  • small - green, scales edged in bronze, head bronze
    large - front 1/2 bronze, rear green
    Scarus guacamaia, Rainbow parrotfish
  • IP tan + 2 white stripes, snout yellow, C transparent
    TP: C - top & bottom edges blue, operculum - black spot
    juv: like IP
    Scarus iseri, Striped parrotfish
  • IP brown + 2 white stripes, snout brown, C - top & bottom edges dark
    TP: C - top & bottom edges pink, chest blue, D - blue + center pink; yellow stripe above pectoral
    juv: like IP
    Scarus taeniopterus, Princess parrotfish
  • IP- head pale, body black + central white stripe, A white
    TP - blue around mouth, oblique blue stripe eye to middle back; C pink
    Juv - white + black stripes
    Scarus vetula, Queen parrotfish