Fish

Purple –brown parrotfish

Purple –brown parrotfish

Family name

SCARIDAE

English name

Purple –brown parrotfish

Persian name

Tooti mahi -e- yashmi

Characteristics

  • Body depth 2.4 to 2.9 times in standard length.
  • Dental plates smooth.
  • Lips covering about 3/4 of dental plates.
  • 4 median pre dorsal scales, and 2 rows of scales on cheek.
  • Pectoral fins with 12 branched rays.
  • Caudal fin truncate initially, becoming lunate in larger specimens.
  • 2 adult color phases: Initial phase: reddish to purplish brown; upper lip orange. Terminal phase: body green anteriorly, a pale pink or yellow bar often on sides.
  • Maximum size: about 28 cm (standard length).

Distribution

The Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.

Purple –brown parrotfish

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