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Chlorurus gibbus
Chlorurus gibbus
Heavybeak Parotfish
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0306 1069 (2006-03-17)

Copyright © 2006 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  1982
  • location   Guam (Micronesia, Federated States of)
  • family Scaridae
  • order Perciformes
  • class Actinopterygii
  • habitat  Found in outer reefs
  • notes   Photographed on a night dive. These parrotfish are known to cause ciguatera poisoning.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Fish

  • common names   Heavybeak Parotfish (photographer)
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