Scarus frenatus Lacepède, 1802
Bridled parrotfish

These are common on seaward, lagoon and pinnacle reefs.

A couple of fighting males.

The maze-like pattern on the body was very distinct on this specimen.

Asleep at night.

The initial phase is reddish brown with distinctly marked scales.

This one may be a younger initial phase.


Smaller juvenile.

Created 8 March 2015
Updated 18 September 2016

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