Cetoscarus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829)
Bicolour parrotfish
Cetoscarus bicolor
photo by Moldzio, S.

Family:  Scaridae (Parrotfishes), subfamily: Scarinae
Max. size:  50 cm SL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 2,415.0 g
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 1 - 30 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea endemic.
Biology:  Benthic grazer of algae (Ref. 3488). Caught with nets and other types of artisanal gear.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 17 September 2009 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

Source and more info: www.fishbase.org. For personal, classroom, and other internal use only. Not for publication.