Blue-barred parrotfish

The Blue-barred parrotfish lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine, depth range 3 - 36 m environment.

Terminal phase Blue-barred Parrotfish are blue dorsally and yellow on the sides. They have a blue bar on each scale and blue bands extending backwards from the eye. The dorsal and anal fins are yellow with a blue margin. The caudal fin is lunate. More

This fish is known as Blue-Barred Parrotfish and the correct latin name is Scarus Ghobban. It belongs to the Parrotfish family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e) Character and suggestions regarding care A peaceful Parrotfish. More

The blue-barred parrotfish, Scarus ghobban, has dorsal and anal fins which are yellow with blue margins. The female body (above) is yellow-orange with five incomplete blue bars. The caudal fin is only slightly curved. More

Scarus ghobban Blue-barred parrotfish, "sleeping" at night, Fiji. More

Common names

Aliyakyak in Tagalog
Aliyakyak in Visayan
Angol in Bikol
Asul in Bikol
Babbegha in Arabic (‫العربية)
Batagon in Surigaonon
Bayan in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Blåbåndet papegøjefisk in Danish (dansk)
Bloubalk-papegaaivis in Afrikaans
Blue barred parrotfish in English
Blue trim parrotfish in English
Blue-barred orange parrotfish in English
Blue-barred parrotfish in English
Bluebarred parrotfish in English
Bluechin parrotfish in English
Bodoloha in Malagasy (Malagasy fiteny)
Bon-ak in Bikol
Bungalog in Visayan
Bunog na angol in Bikol
Buyos in Other
Ca mo lua in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Mó v?t xanh in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Mó vệt xanh in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cateau in Creole, French
Cateau in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Cateau bleu in Creole, French
Cateau bleu in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Chandi in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Cream parrotfish in English
Ditun in Other
Dussumier's parrotfish in English
Feen in Arabic (‫العربية)
Fihambazaha in Malagasy (Malagasy fiteny)
flame parrotfish in English
Flame-breasted parrot-fish in English
flamebreasted parrotfish in English
Fuga-alova in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Gain in Arabic (‫العربية)
Galokilaha in Misima-Paneati
Gen in Arabic (‫العربية)
Globe-headed parrotfish in English
Green blotched parrotfish in English
Hibudai in Japanese (日本語)
Humara in Arabic (‫العربية)
Ikan kakatua in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Jinn in Arabic (‫العربية)
Kabn in Arabic (‫العربية)
Kakatoi blanc in French (français)
Kakatua biru in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kakatwa blan in Creole, French
Kakatwa blan in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Kaliodon natalski in Polish (polski)
Kongotry in Malagasy (Malagasy fiteny)
Landae in Mahl
loro in English
loro in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
loro in sp
loro in Spanish (español)
loro in Tagalog
Loro barba azul in Spanish (español)
Loro barbazul in Spanish (español)
Loro de escamas amarillas in Spanish (español)
Loro perico in Spanish (español)
Luro in Tagalog
Lutiin in Tagalog
M'Pono in Komoro
Maabiyo in Somali (Soomaaliga)
Malunaw in Tagbanwa Calamian
Mamaringa in Rapa
Mamaringa in Rapanui
Maming in Bikol
Mol-mol in Cebuano
Molmol in Bolinao
Molmol in Marshall
Molmol in Surigaonon
Moymoy in Surigaonon
Mul-mul in Cotabato Chavacano
Mulmol in Tagalog
Noo landaa in Maldivian
Nyabugui senene in Portuguese (Português)
Papagaio in Portuguese (Português)
Papagaio de escamas amarelas in Portuguese (Português)
Para in Rapa
Para in Rapanui
Parrot fish in English
parrotfish in English
Perroquet in French (français)
Perroquet à bandes bleues in French (français)
Perroquet à bord bleu in French (français)
Perroquet à Ècailles jaunes in French (français)
Perroquet barbe bleue in French (français)
Perroquet crème in French (français)
Perroquet souris in French (français)
Pla nok-kaew-faa-thong in Thai (ไทย)
Pla nok-khew in Thai (ไทย)
Poisson-perroquet à bandes bleues in French (français)
Pômali in Kumak
Pono in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Robinne in Creole, French
Robinne in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Salasala in Misima-Paneati
spotted parrotfish in English
Tabaka in Malagasy (Malagasy fiteny)
Thukwani in Portuguese (Português)
Tooti-mahi-e-zard-poolak in Farsi
Tooti-mahi-e-zard-poolak in Persian (‫فارسی)
Ulavi in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Vââm îê in Numee
Vââm ÓÍ in Numee
Yáár in Austronesian (Other)
Yáár in Carolinian
Yellow scale parrot fish in English
Yellowscale parrotfish in English
Ying gor lie in Cantonese
Ying gor lie in Chinese (中文)
ചണ്ടി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ചാണ്ടി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
杜氏鸚嘴魚 in Mandarin Chinese
杜氏鹦嘴鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
点鹦嘴鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
蓝点鹦哥鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
藍點鸚哥魚 in Mandarin Chinese
青点鹦嘴鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
青點鸚嘴魚 in Mandarin Chinese
鸚哥 in Mandarin Chinese
鹦哥 in Mandarin Chinese
點鸚嘴魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Scaridae
Genus : Scarus
Species : Scarus ghobban
Authority : Forssk