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Calotomus (Parrotfish)

Synonyms: Scaridae; Scaridea

Wikipedia Abstract

Calotomus is a parrotfish genus from the Indo-Pacific, with a single species ranging into the warmer parts of the east Pacific. Compared to most of their relatives, their colours are relatively dull. Several species in this genus are associated with sea grass beds, but most can also be seen at reefs.
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Calotomus carolinus (stareyed parrotfish)
Calotomus japonicus (Parrotfish)
Calotomus preisli
Calotomus spinidens (halftoothed parrotfish)
Calotomus viridescens (Viridescent parrotfish)
Calotomus zonarchus (Yellowbar parrotfish)

External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0