Common name of Bodianus insularis
 
Common name Parrotfish
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Saint Helena Island
Locality
Ref. Edwards, A., 1990
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core non-fish animal
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks Their fused teeth joined at the front in a groove forming a pair of beak-like tooth plates and their flapping of their pectoral fins during swimming gave them their name parrotfishes (Ref. 5288).
 
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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