Common parrotfish

The Common parrotfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 2 - 25 m environment.

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

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Hay suggests that common parrotfish in the Florida Keys might be avoiding chemically-rich seaweeds but are capable of feeding on calcified seaweeds, while common surgeonfishes might be avoiding calcified species, but not chemical-rich seaweeds. More

Common names

Aliyakyak in Tagalog
Aliyakyak in Visayan
Angol in Bikol
Asul in Bikol
Batavian parrotfish in English
Bon-ak in Bikol
bubute in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Bungalog in Visayan
Bunog na angol in Bikol
Busalog in Kuyunon
Buyos in Other
Common parrotfish in English
eighttoothed parrotfish in English
Forster's parrotfish in English
Fuga-matapua'a in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Fugausi-matapua'a in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Gogos in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
ïmubudai in Japanese (日本語)
Isdang loro in Tagalog
kakarawa in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Kopumeri in Tuamotuan
Laea-matapua'a in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
loro in English
loro in Tagalog
Luro in Tagalog
Lutiin in Tagalog
Malunaw in Tagbanwa Calamian
Maming in Bikol
Mara kirita in Gela
Mol-mol in Cebuano
Mol-mol in Waray-waray
Molmol in Agutaynen
Moy-moy in Surigaonon
Mul-mul in Davawenyo
Mul-mul in Hiligaynon
Mul-mul in Ilokano
Mul-mul in Tagalog
Mul-mul ungus in Chavacano
Mulmol in Tagalog
Mur-mur in Hiligaynon
Ômubudai in Japanese (日本語)
Pahoro hou in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
palenose parrotfish in English
Palenosed parrot in English
Papagaio vulgar in Portuguese (Português)
Perroquet commun in French (français)
Perroquet gros ventre in Creole, French
Perroquet gros ventre in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Perroquet prairie in French (français)
Rosy-cheek parrotfish in English
Shogeyal in Austronesian (Other)
Shogeyal in Carolinian
uhu in Hawaiian
Uvu raungali in Gela
Witneus-papegaaivis in Afrikaans
Yaput in Tagalog
五带鹦嘴鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
五帶鸚嘴魚 in Mandarin Chinese
带尾鹦嘴鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
帶尾鸚嘴魚 in Mandarin Chinese
棕吻鸚嘴魚 in Mandarin Chinese
棕吻鹦嘴鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
鸚哥 in Mandarin Chinese
鸚哥魚 in Mandarin Chinese
鹦哥 in Mandarin Chinese
鹦哥鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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