Fish ID: Steephead Parrotfish

Parrotfish steephead parrotfish chlorurus microrhinus cki
Family Parrotfish (SCARIDAE)
species Chlorurus microrhinus
size Up to 80cm
locality Sheltered reefs
behaviour Solitary
range Indian Ocean

Classic parrotfish mouth and body shape, but with a pronounced bump on the forehead, and broad filaments on the tail. Mainly blue, but with green at the base of the dorsal fin.