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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Scaridae Parrotfishes
Subfamily: Scarinae
Genus: Cetoscarus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Moldzio, S.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Cetoscarus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Moldzio, S.
 
Cetoscarus bicolor
[Bicolour parrotfish]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Cetoscarus ocellatus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Cetoscarus ocellatus
[Spotted parrotfish]
2 Species of Family Scaridae with Genus Cetoscarus
(Parrotfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1829 Cetoscarus bicolor Bicolour parrotfish Western Indian Ocean 50 SL
1840 Cetoscarus ocellatus Spotted parrotfish Indo-Pacific 80 SL



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