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Stoplight Parrotfish

(Sparisoma viride

Description:

Photo take at - 40 ft in a Caribbean reef. this beauty of parrot fish came across my camera.This is in it´s middle stage. A distinctive, colorful and abundant fish. Initial phase fish with a brown head, the scales of the upper two-thirds of the body with pale centers and dark brown edges, the lower third of body and fins bright red. Terminal phase males are green with three diagonal orange bands on upper half of head.

Habitat:

Found on coral reefs from Florida the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Bermuda to Brazil.


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12 Comments

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 6 years ago

Thanks Yuko :)

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 6 years ago

Beautiful fish!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 6 years ago

Thanks Victoria and Reza :)

Beautiful !

so gorgeous!!!!!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Gracias Harsuan!

harsuame
harsuame 7 years ago

Grandioso felicidades

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Thanks Satyen!

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Fantastic spotting Gerardo.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Indeed Nopayahnah it is beautiful i been lucky whit this one.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Thanks Nopayahnah!

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Very beautiful fish!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Spotted by
Gerardo Aizpuru

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Lat: 20.85, Long: -86.88

Spotted on Mar 25, 2012
Submitted on Mar 25, 2012

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