Scarus ovifrons Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
Knobsnout parrotfish
Scarus ovifrons
photo by Randall, J.E.

 Family:  Scaridae (Parrotfishes), subfamily: Scarinae
 Max. size:  78 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated
 Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan (Ref. 559) and Taiwan (Ref. 43542).
 Biology:  Inhabits rocky areas of coastal waters. Found in small groups (Ref. 9710).
 IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 28.05.96
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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