Yellow scale parrotfish

Yellow scale parrotfish

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English name

Yellow scale parrotfish

Persian name

Tooti mahi -e- zard poolak


  • Teeth fused in upper and lower jaws to form dental plates; plates smooth.
  • Lips covering 1/2 to 4/5 of dental plates.
  • 6 median pre dorsal scales and 3 rows of cheek scales. Pectoral fins with 13 branched rays.
  • Caudal fin slightly emarginated initially, becoming lunate in large terminal males.
  • 2 adult color phases: Initial phase: 5 narrow blue bars on sides; upper and lower edges of caudal fin blue; Terminal phase: 2 faint blackish bars on sides; upper lip margin pink with a bright green band above it.
  • Terminal phase usually longer than 45 cm.
  • Maximum size: about 57 cm (standard length).


The Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.

Yellow scale parrotfish

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