Scarus collana Rüppell, 1835
Red Sea parrotfish
Scarus collana
photo by Field, R.

 Family:  Scaridae (Parrotfishes), subfamily: Scarinae
 Max. size:  33 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 1 - 15 m
 Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Occurs around small coral heads or dead coral rock on silty sand of inshore reefs (Ref. 9710). Solitary species (Ref. 9710).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.08.95
 Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 12.06.03

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