Bumphead Parrotfish (Scarus perrico)

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Bumphead Parrotfish

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Bumphead Parrotfish

Scarus perrico

1514 Litres (400 US G.)

73.7-63.5cm (29-25 ")


8.0 - 8.2

22.2-23.9°C (72 -75 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Other (See article)

5-10 years



Origin[edit | edit source]

In the Eastern Pacific, from the Gulf of California to Peru, also found around the Galapagos Islands.

Diet[edit | edit source]

Feeds mainly on algae, specifically coraline red algae which it scrapes off rock with it's beak-like mouth.

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