Common name of Scarus chameleon
Common name Chameleon parrotfish
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Australia
Ref. Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene, 1990
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core non-fish animal
1st modifier non-fish animal
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 Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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