Chlorurus frontalis (Valenciennes, 1840)
Reefcrest parrotfish

This parrot seems to prefer very shallow water and reef flats. We have seen it up shallow on both seaward and lagoon reefs.

Younger individuals have a light band in front of the tail.

Asleep in a small ledge at night.

Created 8 March 2015
Updated 18 September 2016

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