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Princess Parrotfish juvenile

Scarus taeniopterus


Initial phase: Body brownish with dark stripes. With maturity, the stripes fade and become brown. Fins often become yellowish. Borders of tail dark. Juvenile phase: Body with three black stripes, two white stripes and a white belly, often with thin silver stripes. Borders of tail dark (S. taeniopterus juvenile).


Seal Cay, Belize

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Spotted on Oct 12, 2013
Submitted on Nov 15, 2013

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