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Scarus acroptilus Richardson, 1846 Heteroscarus acroptilus Odacidae Rainbow cale
Scarus aeruginosus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus ferrugineus Scaridae Rusty parrotfish
Scarus ahula Jenkins, 1901 Chlorurus perspicillatus Scaridae Spectacled parrotfish
Scarus alternans Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus iseri Scaridae Striped parrotfish
Scarus altipinnis (Steindachner, 1879) Scarus altipinnis Scaridae Filament-finned parrotfish
Scarus amplus Ranzani, 1841 Sparisoma amplum Scaridae
Scarus arabicus (Steindachner, 1902) Scarus arabicus Scaridae Arabian parrotfish
Scarus aracanga Günther, 1862 Scarus iseri Scaridae Striped parrotfish
Scarus arcuatus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus rivulatus Scaridae Rivulated parrotfish
Scarus atomarius Poey, 1861 Sparisoma atomarium Scaridae Greenblotch parrotfish
Scarus atrilunula Randall & Bruce, 1983 Chlorurus atrilunula Scaridae Bluemoon parrotfish
Scarus atropectoralis Schultz, 1958 Scarus xanthopleura Scaridae Red parrotfish
Scarus auritus Valenciennes, 1840 Leptoscarus vaigiensis Scaridae Marbled parrotfish
Scarus aurofrenatus Valenciennes, 1840 Sparisoma aurofrenatum Scaridae Redband parrotfish
Scarus axillaris Steindachner, 1878 Sparisoma axillare Scaridae
Scarus azureus Meek & Hildebrand, 1928 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus balinensis Bleeker, 1849 Scarus psittacus Scaridae Common parrotfish
Scarus bataviensis Bleeker, 1857 Scarus psittacus Scaridae Common parrotfish
Scarus bennetti Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus dubius Scaridae Regal parrot
Scarus bicolor Rüppell, 1829 Cetoscarus bicolor Scaridae Bicolour parrotfish
Scarus bleekeri (de Beaufort, 1940) Chlorurus bleekeri Scaridae Bleeker's parrotfish
Scarus blochii Valenciennes, 1840 Chlorurus japanensis Scaridae Palecheek parrotfish
Scarus bottae Valenciennes, 1840 Leptoscarus vaigiensis Scaridae Marbled parrotfish
Scarus bowersi (Snyder, 1909) Chlorurus bowersi Scaridae Bower's parrotfish
Scarus brachialis Poey, 1861 Sparisoma chrysopterum Scaridae Redtail parrotfish
Scarus brevifilis (Günther, 1909) Scarus altipinnis Scaridae Filament-finned parrotfish
Scarus brunneus Jenkins, 1901 Scarus psittacus Scaridae Common parrotfish
Scarus caeruleo-punctatus Rüppell, 1835 Leptoscarus vaigiensis Scaridae Marbled parrotfish
Scarus caerulescens Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus ferrugineus Scaridae Rusty parrotfish
Scarus canariensis Valenciennes, 1838 Sparisoma cretense Scaridae Parrotfish
Scarus capistratoides Bleeker, 1847 Chlorurus capistratoides Scaridae Indian parrotfish
Scarus capitaneus Cuvier, 1829 Chlorurus enneacanthus Scaridae Captain parrotfish
Scarus caudofasciatus (Günther, 1862) Scarus caudofasciatus Scaridae Redbarred parrotfish
Scarus celebicus Bleeker, 1854 Chlorurus sordidus Scaridae Daisy parrotfish
Scarus chameleon Choat & Randall, 1986 Scarus chameleon Scaridae Chameleon parrotfish
Scarus chinensis (Steindachner, 1867) Scarus chinensis Scaridae
Scarus chlorodon Jenyns, 1842 Scarus prasiognathos Scaridae Singapore parrotfish
Scarus chrysopterus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Sparisoma chrysopterum Scaridae Redtail parrotfish
Scarus coelastinus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus coelestinus Scaridae Midnight parrotfish
Scarus coelestinus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus coelestinus Scaridae Midnight parrotfish
Scarus coeruleopunctatus Rüppell, 1835 Leptoscarus vaigiensis Scaridae Marbled parrotfish
Scarus coerulescens Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus ferrugineus Scaridae Rusty parrotfish
Scarus coeruleus (Edwards, 1771) Scarus coeruleus Scaridae Blue parrotfish
Scarus collana Rüppell, 1835 Scarus collana Scaridae Red Sea parrotfish
Scarus collaris Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus collana Scaridae Red Sea parrotfish
Scarus compressus (Osburn & Nichols, 1916) Scarus compressus Scaridae Azure parrotfish
Scarus cretense (Linnaeus, 1758) Sparisoma cretense Scaridae Parrotfish
Scarus cretensis (Linnaeus, 1758) Sparisoma cretense Scaridae Parrotfish
Scarus croicensis Bloch, 1790 Scarus iseri Scaridae Striped parrotfish
Scarus cyanascens Valenciennes, 1840 Chlorurus cyanescens Scaridae Blue humphead parrotfish
Scarus cyanescens Valenciennes, 1840 Chlorurus cyanescens Scaridae Blue humphead parrotfish
Scarus cyanognathos Bleeker, 1847 Scarus tricolor Scaridae Tricolour parrotfish
Scarus cyanognathus Bleeker, 1847 Scarus tricolor Scaridae Tricolour parrotfish
Scarus cyanurus Valenciennes, 1840 Hipposcarus harid Scaridae Candelamoa parrotfish
Scarus dentiens Poey, 1861 Nicholsina usta usta Scaridae Emerald parrotfish
Scarus diadema Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus iseri Scaridae Striped parrotfish
Scarus dimidiatus Bleeker, 1859 Scarus dimidiatus Scaridae Yellowbarred parrotfish
Scarus distinctus Poey, 1861 Sparisoma aurofrenatum Scaridae Redband parrotfish
Scarus dubius Bennett, 1828 Scarus dubius Scaridae Regal parrot
Scarus dussumieri Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus enneacanthus Lacepède, 1802 Chlorurus enneacanthus Scaridae Captain parrotfish
Scarus erythrodon Valenciennes, 1840 Chlorurus sordidus Scaridae Daisy parrotfish
Scarus falcipinnis (Playfair, 1868) Scarus falcipinnis Scaridae Sicklefin parrotfish
Scarus fasciatus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus rivulatus Scaridae Rivulated parrotfish
Scarus fehlmanni Schultz, 1969 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus ferrugineus Forsskål, 1775 Scarus ferrugineus Scaridae Rusty parrotfish
Scarus festivus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus festivus Scaridae Festive parrotfish
Scarus flavescens Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Sparisoma chrysopterum Scaridae Redtail parrotfish
Scarus flavipectoralis Schultz, 1958 Scarus flavipectoralis Scaridae Yellowfin parrotfish
Scarus flavomarginatus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus iseri Scaridae Striped parrotfish
Scarus formosus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus dubius Scaridae Regal parrot
Scarus forskalii (Klunzinger, 1871) Scarus psittacus Scaridae Common parrotfish
Scarus forsteni (Bleeker, 1861) Scarus forsteni Scaridae Forsten's parrotfish
Scarus forsteri (Bleeker, 1861) Scarus forsteni Scaridae Forsten's parrotfish
Scarus forsteri Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus psittacus Scaridae Common parrotfish
Scarus frenatus Lacepède, 1802 Scarus frenatus Scaridae Bridled parrotfish
Scarus frondosus Agassiz, 1831 Sparisoma frondosum Scaridae
Scarus frontalis Valenciennes, 1840 Chlorurus frontalis Scaridae Pacific slopehead parrotfish
Scarus fuscocaudalis Randall & Myers, 2000 Scarus fuscocaudalis Scaridae Darktail parrotfish
Scarus fuscopurpureus (Klunzinger, 1871) Scarus fuscopurpureus Scaridae Purple-brown parrotfish
Scarus galena Jordan, 1925 Scarus psittacus Scaridae Common parrotfish
Scarus genazonatus Randall & Bruce, 1983 Chlorurus genazonatus Scaridae Sinai parrotfish
Scarus ghardaqensis Bebars, 1978 Scarus collana Scaridae Red Sea parrotfish
Scarus ghoban Forsskål, 1775 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus ghobban Forsskål, 1775 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus gibbus Rüppell, 1829 Chlorurus gibbus Scaridae Heavybeak parrotfish
Scarus gilberti Jenkins, 1901 Scarus psittacus Scaridae Common parrotfish
Scarus globiceps Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus globiceps Scaridae Globehead parrotfish
Scarus gracilis (Steindachner, 1869) Scarus gracilis Scaridae
Scarus guacamaia Cuvier, 1829 Scarus guacamaia Scaridae Rainbow parrotfish
Scarus guttatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus gymnognathos Bleeker, 1853 Chlorurus sordidus Scaridae Daisy parrotfish
Scarus harid Forsskål, 1775 Hipposcarus harid Scaridae Candelamoa parrotfish
Scarus haridoides Bleeker, 1855 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus hertit Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus psittacus Scaridae Common parrotfish
Scarus hoefleri (Steindachner, 1881) Scarus hoefleri Scaridae Guinean parrotfish
Scarus hoplomystax Cope, 1871 Sparisoma radians Scaridae Bucktooth parrotfish
Scarus hypselopterus Bleeker, 1853 Scarus hypselopterus Scaridae Yellow-tail parrotfish
Scarus insulaesanctaecrucis Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Scarus iseri Scaridae Striped parrotfish
Scarus iseri (Bloch, 1789) Scarus iseri Scaridae Striped parrotfish
Scarus iserti (Bloch, 1789) Scarus iseri Scaridae Striped parrotfish
Scarus janthochir Bleeker, 1853 Scarus prasiognathos Scaridae Singapore parrotfish
Scarus japanensis Bloch, 1789 Chlorurus japanensis Scaridae Palecheek parrotfish
Scarus javanicus Bleeker, 1854 Scarus hypselopterus Scaridae Yellow-tail parrotfish
Scarus jenkinsi Jordan & Evermann, 1903 Scarus psittacus Scaridae Common parrotfish
Scarus jordani (Jenkins, 1901) Scarus rubroviolaceus Scaridae Ember parrotfish
Scarus koputea Randall & Choat, 1980 Scarus koputea Scaridae Marquesan parrotfish
Scarus lacerta Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus lauia Jordan & Evermann, 1903 Scarus dubius Scaridae Regal parrot
Scarus lepidus Jenyns, 1842 Scarus globiceps Scaridae Globehead parrotfish
Scarus limbatus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus niger Scaridae Dusky parrotfish
Scarus lineolabiatus (Fowler & Bean, 1928) Scarus niger Scaridae Dusky parrotfish
Scarus longiceps Valenciennes, 1840 Hipposcarus longiceps Scaridae Pacific longnose parrotfish
Scarus longipinnis Randall & Choat, 1980 Scarus longipinnis Scaridae Highfin parrotfish
Scarus loro Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Scarus coeruleus Scaridae Blue parrotfish
Scarus lunula (Snyder, 1908) Scarus festivus Scaridae Festive parrotfish
Scarus maculipinna Westneat, Satapoomin & Randall, 2007 Scarus maculipinna Scaridae Spot fin parrotfish
Scarus maculosus Lacepède, 1802 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus magrathii Bennett, 1841 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus margaritus (Cartier, 1874) Chlorurus sordidus Scaridae Daisy parrotfish
Scarus marshalli Schultz, 1958 Scarus ferrugineus Scaridae Rusty parrotfish
Scarus micrognathos Bleeker, 1847 Scarus rivulatus Scaridae Rivulated parrotfish
Scarus microrhinos Bleeker, 1854 Chlorurus microrhinos Scaridae Steephead parrots
Scarus moensi Bleeker, 1860 Scarus hypselopterus Scaridae Yellow-tail parrotfish
Scarus mordax Gronow, 1854 Bodianus mesothorax Labridae Splitlevel hogfish
Scarus muricatus Valenciennes, 1840 Bolbometopon muricatum Scaridae Green humphead parrotfish
Scarus mutabilis Lowe, 1838 Sparisoma cretense Scaridae Parrotfish
Scarus naevius Valenciennes, 1840 Leptoscarus vaigiensis Scaridae Marbled parrotfish
Scarus nigar Forsskål, 1775 Scarus niger Scaridae Dusky parrotfish
Scarus niger Forsskål, 1775 Scarus niger Scaridae Dusky parrotfish
Scarus nigricans Valenciennes, 1840 Chlorurus sordidus Scaridae Daisy parrotfish
Scarus noyesi Heller & Snodgrass, 1903 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus nuchalis Poey, 1860 Scarus coeruleus Scaridae Blue parrotfish
Scarus nuchipunctatus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus niger Scaridae Dusky parrotfish
Scarus obishime Randall & Earle, 1993 Scarus obishime Scaridae
Scarus obtusus Poey, 1860 Scarus coeruleus Scaridae Blue parrotfish
Scarus ocellatus Valenciennes, 1840 Cetoscarus ocellatus Scaridae Spotted parrotfish
Scarus oedema (Snyder, 1909) Chlorurus oedema Scaridae Knothead parrotfish
Scarus oviceps Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus oviceps Scaridae Dark capped parrotfish
Scarus ovifrons Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 Scarus ovifrons Scaridae Knobsnout parrotfish
Scarus pavoninus Gray, 1854 Crenicichla saxatilis Cichlidae Ringtail pike cichlid
Scarus pectoralis Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus scaber Scaridae Fivesaddle parrotfish
Scarus pepo Bennett, 1830 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus perrico Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 Scarus perrico Scaridae Bumphead parrotfish
Scarus persicus Randall & Bruce, 1983 Scarus persicus Scaridae Gulf parrotfish
Scarus perspicillatus Steindachner, 1879 Chlorurus perspicillatus Scaridae Spectacled parrotfish
Scarus pleianus Poey, 1861 Scarus guacamaia Scaridae Rainbow parrotfish
Scarus prasiognathos Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus prasiognathos Scaridae Singapore parrotfish
Scarus prasiognathus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus prasiognathos Scaridae Singapore parrotfish
Scarus pronus Fowler, 1900 Scarus globiceps Scaridae Globehead parrotfish
Scarus psittacus Forsskål, 1775 Scarus psittacus Scaridae Common parrotfish
Scarus pulchellus Rüppell, 1835 Cetoscarus bicolor Scaridae Bicolour parrotfish
Scarus pullus Forster, 1801 Odax pullus Odacidae Butterfish
Scarus punctulatus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus iseri Scaridae Striped parrotfish
Scarus purpureus Forsskål, 1775 Thalassoma purpureum Labridae Surge wrasse
Scarus pyrrhurus (Jordan & Seale, 1906) Chlorurus japanensis Scaridae Palecheek parrotfish
Scarus pyrrostethus Richardson, 1846 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus pyrrostethus australianus Paradice, 1927 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus qlobiceps Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus globiceps Scaridae Globehead parrotfish
Scarus quinque-fasciatus Bennett, 1830 Hemigymnus fasciatus Labridae Barred thicklip
Scarus quinquefasciatus Bennett, 1830 Hemigymnus fasciatus Labridae Barred thicklip
Scarus quinquevittatus Lay & Bennett, 1839 Thalassoma quinquevittatum Labridae Fivestripe wrasse
Scarus quoyi Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus quoyi Scaridae Quoy's parrotfish
Scarus radians Valenciennes, 1840 Sparisoma radians Scaridae Bucktooth parrotfish
Scarus randalli Schultz, 1958 Scarus frenatus Scaridae Bridled parrotfish
Scarus reticulata Swainson, 1839 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus rivulatoides Bleeker, 1847 Scarus rivulatus Scaridae Rivulated parrotfish
Scarus rivulatus Forsskål & Niebuhr, 1775 Siganus rivulatus Siganidae Marbled spinefoot
Scarus rivulatus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus rivulatus Scaridae Rivulated parrotfish
Scarus rostratus Poey, 1860 Scarus coelestinus Scaridae Midnight parrotfish
Scarus rubiginoides Guichenot, 1865 Sparisoma cretense Scaridae Parrotfish
Scarus rubiginosus Valenciennes, 1840 Sparisoma cretense Scaridae Parrotfish
Scarus rubripinnis Valenciennes, 1840 Sparisoma rubripinne Scaridae Redfin parrotfish
Scarus rubrofasciatus (Smith, 1956) Scarus caudofasciatus Scaridae Redbarred parrotfish
Scarus rubronotatus Valenciennes, 1840 Leptoscarus vaigiensis Scaridae Marbled parrotfish
Scarus rubroviolaceus Bleeker, 1847 Scarus rubroviolaceus Scaridae Ember parrotfish
Scarus russelii Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus russelii Scaridae Eclipse parrotfish
Scarus russelli Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus russelii Scaridae Eclipse parrotfish
Scarus scaber Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus scaber Scaridae Fivesaddle parrotfish
Scarus scabriusculus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus schlegeli (Bleeker, 1861) Scarus schlegeli Scaridae Yellowband parrotfish
Scarus sexvittatus Rüppell, 1835 Scarus frenatus Scaridae Bridled parrotfish
Scarus siculus Cocco, 1846 Sparisoma cretense Scaridae Parrotfish
Scarus siganus Forsskål, 1775 Siganus rivulatus Siganidae Marbled spinefoot
Scarus singaporensis Bleeker, 1852 Scarus prasiognathos Scaridae Singapore parrotfish
Scarus sordidus Forsskål, 1775 Chlorurus sordidus Scaridae Daisy parrotfish
Scarus sp. Not applicable Scarus koputea Scaridae Marquesan parrotfish
Scarus sp. Not applicable Scarus longipinnis Scaridae Highfin parrotfish
Scarus sp. Not applicable Scarus fuscocaudalis Scaridae Darktail parrotfish
Scarus sp. Not applicable Scarus zelindae Scaridae
Scarus sp. 1 Not applicable Scarus fuscocaudalis Scaridae Darktail parrotfish
Scarus sp. nov. Not applicable Scarus fuscocaudalis Scaridae Darktail parrotfish
Scarus spilurus Valenciennes, 1840 Chlorurus spilurus Scaridae
Scarus spinidens Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Calotomus spinidens Scaridae Spinytooth parrotfish
Scarus spinus (Kner, 1868) Scarus spinus Scaridae Greensnout parrotfish
Scarus squalidus Poey, 1860 Sparisoma chrysopterum Scaridae Redtail parrotfish
Scarus stellatus Forsskål, 1775 Siganus stellatus Siganidae Brown-spotted spinefoot
Scarus strigatus Günther, 1862 Sparisoma strigatum Scaridae Strigate parrotfish
Scarus strongylocephalus Bleeker, 1855 Chlorurus strongylocephalus Scaridae Steephead parrotfish
Scarus taeniopterus Lesson, 1829 Scarus taeniopterus Scaridae Princess parrotfish
Scarus taeniurus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus psittacus Scaridae Common parrotfish
Scarus toshi Whitley, 1933 Scarus ghobban Scaridae Blue-barred parrotfish
Scarus tricolor Bleeker, 1847 Scarus tricolor Scaridae Tricolour parrotfish
Scarus trilobatus Lacepède, 1802 Scarus coeruleus Scaridae Blue parrotfish
Scarus trispinosus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus trispinosus Scaridae
Scarus troschelii Bleeker, 1853 Chlorurus troschelii Scaridae Troschel's parrotfish
Scarus truncatus Poey, 1868 Sparisoma rubripinne Scaridae Redfin parrotfish
Scarus turchesius Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus guacamaia Scaridae Rainbow parrotfish
Scarus vaigiensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Leptoscarus vaigiensis Scaridae Marbled parrotfish
Scarus variegatus Valenciennes, 1840 Chlorurus sordidus Scaridae Daisy parrotfish
Scarus venosus Valenciennes, 1840 Scarus psittacus Scaridae Common parrotfish
Scarus vermiculatus (Fowler & Bean, 1928) Scarus frenatus Scaridae Bridled parrotfish
Scarus vetula Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Scarus vetula Scaridae Queen parrotfish
Scarus viridescens Rüppell, 1835 Calotomus viridescens Scaridae Viridescent parrotfish
Scarus viridifucatus (Smith, 1956) Scarus viridifucatus Scaridae Roundhead parrotfish
Scarus viridifurcatus (Smith, 1956) Scarus viridifucatus Scaridae Roundhead parrotfish
Scarus viridis Bonnaterre, 1788 Sparisoma viride Scaridae Stoplight parrotfish
Scarus xanthopleura Bleeker, 1853 Scarus xanthopleura Scaridae Red parrotfish
Scarus zelindae Moura, Figueiredo & Sazima, 2001 Scarus zelindae Scaridae
Scarus zufar Randall & Hoover, 1995 Scarus zufar Scaridae Dhofar parrotfish
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