|Rainbow Parrot Fish|
|Common Name||Blue rainbow, rainbow|
|Range||Western central Atlantic|
|Species||• S. guacamaia|
|Conservation Status |
The Rainbow Parrotfish (scarus guacamaia') is the largest of the Scaridae family to inhabit the Atlantic Ocean. It is found mostly in Coral Reefs and on sea beds, mostly living in the Caribbean and the Florida Reef. This parrotfish is herbivorous fish with a beak that scrapes algea and other things of corals. And as the name suggests, they are very colorful fish.
The rainbow parrotfish is an endangered creature in North, Central, and South America. The Parrotfish is considered vulnerable due to it's loss of mangrove nursery habitat.
|Marine||Marine Habitats • Aquariums • Global Oceans • Ocean Weather
|Vertebrate||Fishes • Mammals • Reptiles • Amphibians • Cartilaginous Fishes • Sharks
|Invertebrate||Arthropod • Mollusca • Echinoderms • Cnidaria
|Conservation Status||Critically Endangered • Endangered • Near Threatened • Vulnerable • Least Concern • Data Deficient • Not Evaluated|