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Parrotfish; Scaridae

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A favourite reef fish on scuba dives or when snorkelling around Koh Phangan. They differ from the Wrasse in having fused teeth, which they use to scrape and crunch algae off corals. Longnose Parrotfish; Hipposcarus harid This parrotfish has a distinctively long snout. 5 Photos Blue-barred Parrotfish; Scarus ghobban This familiar reef fish, that feeds by scraping algae off rocks and coral, is a protogynous hermaphrodite. 10 Photos Surf Parrotfish; Scarus rivulatus One of our favourite schooling reef fishes. The are colourful only in their adult male form. 16 Photos Green finned...

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