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Sparisoma aurofrenatum - Redband parrotfish

Sparisoma aurofrenatum - Redband parrotfish Photo courtesy: Geoff Schultz

The redband parrotfish has variable coloration and markings in both the juvenile and initial phases. However, in its terminal phase, it is greenish with red anal fins and an orangish-pink line from its mouth to its eye. Terminal males can grow to 11 inches in length while initial phase males and females are between 2-1/2 and 6 inches. Redband parrotfish are found on coral reefs between 10 and 60 feet.


Distribution, Stock Structure and Migration
Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida (USA), and Bahamas to Central America and Brazil; throughout the Caribbean Sea.


Habitat
Inhabits coral reefs, young usually in adjacent seagrass beds. Often rests on the bottom.


Diet
Feeds on plants.


Quick Fact
Juvenile and initial phase redband parrotfish can rapidly change their color and markings.


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